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Date Photographed

30 September 1999

Freight cars at the Norma Yard, including some in C&NW colors.

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Capital Finance 75008 Five-bay covered hopper car in Norma yard.

CEFX 75008, CEFX, 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/1999/09/99930557.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of CEFX 75008: AAR car type C614 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 66,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 219,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,230 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 65' 10", width 10' 5", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CEFX 75008: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 65 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: C614; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 1; Outlets: 5; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 66,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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