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Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 620597

Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car


Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 620597 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Bensenville classification yard.

(DME 20597, DME, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 October 1999 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of DME 20597: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 60,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 202,600 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for DME 20597: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 60,400 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.69; Rate per Mile: 0.078. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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