25 August 1998
Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard. Mannheim Road station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|David J. Joseph Company (SSMX) 5153 Open hopper car in the Bensenville rail yard.|
SSMX 5153, SSMX, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 August 1998 at Bensenville rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/08/98825e30.jpg] NEW! 8 April 2000
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Equipment characteristics of SSMX 5153: AAR car type H351 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 60,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,000 pounds, dry capacity 4,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 12' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, April 2000]
Railcar fleet details for SSMX 5153: Unequipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HT; Outside Length: 53 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: H351; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 60,000 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.038. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, April 2000]
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