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Date Photographed

31 October 1998

Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.

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Dump door detail of Quaker Oats 6002 Airslide covered hopper car in the Proviso North Yard.

QOHX 6002, QOHX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 31 October 1998 at Proviso North Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a31s14.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of QOHX 6002: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 8 (round roof hatch offset from center line of car), tare weight 70,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,100 pounds, dry capacity 4,566 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for QOHX 6002: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C413; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 3 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 2; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 4,566 cu ft; Tare Weight: 70,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch offset from center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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