DRGW 10000-10069


	DRGW 10000-10069	


These 2-bay covered hoppers were built by AC&F in 7/1974 and featured round hatches, gravity-pneumatic outlets and 2971 ft3 capacity. These cars are the CF2971 variant built only in 1974-75. They feature 2970 ft3 capacity, but are physically longer and shorter than cars built before or after as per the following:

								draft
	type	built		capy.	IL	EXH	side	arms	model
	CF2970	1966-73		2970	34'-9"	15'-1"	NOTE 1	5'-4"	Athearn
	CF2971	1974-75		2970	37'-11"	14'-9"	NOTE 2	5'-11"	no model
	CF2980	1976-1982+	2980	34'-9"	15'-1"	NOTE 2	6'-6"	IM

     	NOTE 1:	 early type 1 smooth, canted side plate, plus angle iron side sheet stiffener
	NOTE 2:  later type 4 side plate with two pressed beads with no angle iron stiffener 

 

Photo by: Patrick Harris

 

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