30 September 1999
Freight cars at the Norma Yard, including some in C&NW colors.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Union Pacific 20434 Rib-sided two-bay hopper cars in Norma yard.|
UP 20434, UP, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 September 1999 at Norma yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99930550.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of UP 20434: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 8 (round roof hatch offset from center line of car), tare weight 70,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,600 pounds, dry capacity 4,180 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 7", height 14' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for UP 20434: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C413; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 70,400 lbs. 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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