3 March 2000
Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso Yard. Mostly covered hopper cars stopped at the Hanson Park station in October 1998.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 52109 Rib-sided four-bay covered hopper car on a siding at the Hanson Park station. A FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) can be seen attached to the rear coupler.|
DME 52109, FRED, DME, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, other, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a18j06.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000
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Car markings on DME 52109: LD LMT 196600, LT WT 66400, Plate C, BLT 12-66, EXW 10-8 H 13-9, EW 10-0 H 13-11, CU FT 5200, HC66, 1 1/2 INCH HF COMP SHOES. [18 October 1998]
Equipment characteristics of DME 52109: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 66,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 196,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,200 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 4", width 10' 8", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]
Railcar fleet details for DME 52109: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 196,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 66,400 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.22; Rate per Mile: 0.060. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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