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3 March 2000

Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso Yard. Mostly covered hopper cars stopped at the Hanson Park station in October 1998.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Placard on the side of General Electric Railcar Services (Cargill) 33486 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper cars.

PTLX 33486, PTLX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a18m06.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of PTLX 33486: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 60,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 202,800 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 7", height 15' 0"), pool number 1,055,026. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for PTLX 33486: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 202,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 60,200 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.252. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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