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Date Photographed

25 August 1998

Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard. Mannheim Road station.

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Soo Line 62505 Open hopper car in the Bensenville rail yard.

SOO 62505, SOO, 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/1998/08/98825f35.jpg] NEW! 8 April 2000

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Equipment characteristics of SOO 62505: AAR car type H351 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 60,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 267,000 pounds, load limit 206,100 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 SOO 62505: 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: 1; Trans. Code: I; Outlets: 6; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 202,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 60,900 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.48; Rate per Mile: 0.077. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, April 2000]

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