H-100-34 Hopper Cars

A roster of the H-100-34 class hopper cars is provided as follows:


	SP 481000-481149	

These 3-bay open hopper cars were built by American Car & Foundry in 1977. They featured 3433 ft3 cubic capacity. These cars were initially used in unit coke train service between Callander and the Trona Railway.

Photo by: John Rodgers

SP 481007

John Rodgers

Fleta, CA   5/7/89

SP 481026

John Rodgers

Fleta, CA   5/7/89

SP 481125

Pat Holden

  1985

SP 481143

John Rodgers

Fleta, CA   5/7/89

SP 481143

John Rodgers

Fleta, CA   5/7/89 (detail)

SP 481144

Tom Fassett

Taylor Yard Los Angeles, CA 5/85

SP 481145

John Rodgers

Fleta, CA   5/7/89

As a tragic side note, thirty-eight of these cars (along with thirty-one D&RGW open hoppers) were destroyed in a tragic accident in San Bernadino, CA in May 1989 where a unit trona train got out of control coming down Cajon Pass and jumped the tracks into a residential neighborhood.

List of cars involved in accident:

SP 481013

SP 481051

SP 481099

SP 481001

DRGW 19167

DRGW 16090

DRGW 16734

DRGW 16007

DRGW 1984?

SP 481141

SP 481023

SP 481074

SP 481024

SP 481045

SP 481027

SP 481115

DRGW 19701

DRGW 16?41

DRGW 16552

DRGW 19874

DRGW 16286

SP 481090

DRGW 19141

SP 481078

SP 481052

DRGW 19104

SP 481060

SP 481006

SP 481120

SP 481144

SP 481071

DRGW 19168

DRGW 19046

DRGW 19902

DRGW 19815

SP 481086

DRGW 16277

DRGW 19655

SP 481028

SP 481119

DRGW 19730

SP 48108?

SP 481077

SP 481093

SP 481127

SP 481076

DRGW 12006

DRGW 19694

DRGW 16010

DRGW 12?42

SP 481147

DRGW 16530

DRGW 16265

DRGW 19084

DRGW 19623

DRGW 16368

DRGW 16811

SP 481143

SP 481??7

SP 481026

SP 48103?

SP 481145

SP 4811?7

SP 481021

DRGW 16378

DRGW 1227?

SP 481100

SP 481125

SP 481138

 

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