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Date Photographed

27 September 1998

Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.

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Soo Line (CP Rail) 117675 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

SOO 117675, SOO, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 27 September 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98927b02.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of SOO 117675: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 224,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,200 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), pool number 1,050,218. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for SOO 117675: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 57 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Lower Eaves Height: 12 ft 8 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 61,500 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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