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Past Additions -- 2000

3 January 2000

Locomotives in local rail yards in December 1998, and a few cars. Union Pacific locomotives in Proviso yard. IHB and WC locomotives in Norpaul yard. IMRL locomotives at Bensenville (Illinois) yard.

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Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 49061 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

DME 49061, DME, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c15d06.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of DME 49061: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 67,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 219,000 pounds, dry capacity 4,870 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for DME 49061: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 219,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 67,000 lbs. Special Characteristics. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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