D&RGW 10070-10119


	D&RGW 10070-10119	


These 2-bay covered hoppers were built by AC&F in 7/1977 and featured round hatches, gravity-pneumatic outlets and 2980 ft3 capacity. These cars are the CF2980 variant with slightly larger stated capacity, but sharing the external dimensions with the previous CF2970 cars, but NOT those of the middle CF2971 cars 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

 

D&RGW:

D&RGW 10071

Jeff Guidry

 

D&RGW 10071

Patrick Harris

New Orleans, LA; 01/16/1998

D&RGW 10072

Patrick Harris

New Orleans, LA; 1Q, 1998

D&RGW 10072

Patrick Harris

Meridian, MS; 03/23/2002

D&RGW 10073

Lee A. Gautreaux

Morgan City, LA

D&RGW 10101

Doug Wooton

Houston, TX; 09/17/2006

D&RGW 10119

Lee A. Gautreaux

 

 

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