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Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 49161

Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car


Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 49161 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(DME 49161, DME, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of DME 49161: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 66,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 219,100 pounds, dry capacity 4,870 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for DME 49161: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 66,900 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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