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Soo Line (CP Rail) 117957

Three-bay covered hopper car

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Soo Line (CP Rail) 117957 Three-bay covered hopper car on a siding at the Hanson Park station.

SOO 117957, SOO, 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/1998/10/98a18m21.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000

Equipment characteristics of SOO 117957: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 224,100 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, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for SOO 117957: 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; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 224,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,900 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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