19 December 1998
Locomotives and freight cars at the Proviso yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 77885 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.|
SSW 77885, SSW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c19a14.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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Equipment characteristics of SSW 77885: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 199,300 pounds, dry capacity 4,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 8,020,070. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
Railcar fleet details for SSW 77885: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 6; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 199,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 63,700 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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