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NSC builder's mark on Copper Basin Railway 1515 Flat car.

CBRY 1515, CBRY, Flat cars, Freight cars, Built by NSC, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b20305.jpg] NEW 22 November 1999

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Car markings on CBRY 1515: LD LMT 222800, LD WT 63200, Plate C, BLT 11-95, IH 11-5, IL 73-0, L 75-0. Loading and unloading instructions, maintain equal load pattern on both sides during loading and unloading. Safety first, when car is empty place end of the down chain in opposite riser key slot cable over post hook and tighten winch. Warning, do not move car unless tiedowns are secured in keyslots. Built by National Steel Car, U.S. patent no. 4,802,420, Canadian patent no. 1,265,388, other U.S. and Canadian patents pending.For restricted loading only, see equipment register. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CBRY 1515: AAR car type F483 (flat car), plate type C, tare weight 63,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 222,800 pounds, external dimensions (length 79' 7", width 9' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 73' 0", width 4' 3", pool number 1,053,413. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CBRY 1515: Flat Car, Mechanical Designation: FBC; Outside Length: 79 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: F483; Outside Extreme Width: 9 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Trans. Code: P; Draft Gear: 10; Tare Weight: 63,200 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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