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Date Photographed

26 September 1998

Union Pacific and other locomotives and even a few freight cars.

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Galveston 300076 Open gondola car in the Proviso Hump Yard.

GVSR 300076, GVSR, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso Hump Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926l09.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Car markings on GVSR 300076: LD LMT 203100, LT WT 59900, 2 INCH HF COMP SHOES. Golden West Service [26 September 1998]

Equipment characteristics of GVSR 300076: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 59,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,100 pounds, dry capacity 2,187 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 11", width 10' 5", height 8' 2"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 6"), pool number 8,024,300. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for GVSR 300076: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 56 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 2 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 1 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,187 cu ft; Tare Weight: 59,900 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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