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Published in Trains magazine, Railfan & Railroad, Passenger Train Journal

Monday, August 28, 2006

David Casdorph

Hopper cars are in great demand in Wyoming, like this 50-foot open top aluminum Joppa and Eastern car built in January by FreightCar America, but in Bill Wyoming on August 17. They are in the 06001-06214 series. Its loaded gross weight is 286,000 pounds, and its load limit is 234,100 pounds, but empty it weighs 51,900 pounds.

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