SPECIAL RAIL CARS FOR AGGREGATE MOVEMENT

A ballast car built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation, the DIFCO air side dump car, a seventy-ton covered cement hopper car modified into a "poor man's aggregate car" by Illinois Central Railroad, the Ortner "Rapid Discharge" car, and two 2,100 cubic foot standard twin hopper cars, built by Greenville Steel Car Company, are described. Pictures and diagrams are included.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Railway Systems and Management Association

    181 East Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL  USA  60611
  • Authors:
    • Holabeck, G
    • WARD, R J
    • HAGESTAD, D D
    • Kenniston, H E
    • Minshull, T
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. A4-A35
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050398
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1974 12:00AM