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Date Photographed

10 April 1999

Gondola cars at the Rockford yard.

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Southern Pacific 337637 Gondola car in the Rockford yard.

SP 337637, SP, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 10 April 1999 at Rockford yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/04/99410g22.jpg] NEW 10 February 2000

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Car markings on SP 337637: LD LMT 200600, LT WT 62400, NEW 5-72, IL 52' 6", CU FT 2500, 2 in H.F. COMP Brake Shoes. Built by Thrall Car MFG. CO. C.H. ILL. [10 April 1999]

Equipment characteristics of SP 337637: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 62,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 200,500 pounds, dry capacity 2,244 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 11", width 10' 4", height 8' 3"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 6"), pool number 8,024,300. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for SP 337637: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 56 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 3 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 1 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,244 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 62,500 lbs.. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]

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