640-647

Data

Longitudinal Hopper Cars, built 1959 for the Canadian National Ry.

640
641
642
643 former CN 6786 (data proofed on car / lettering still visible)
644
645
646
647 former CN 6784 (data proofed on car / lettering still visible)

Hooper car 640, 641, 642, 644, 645, 646 and 648 were heavy damaged at the serious accident on the railroad in September 3, 2006. All cars were out of order. At May 2009, car 645 extremely damaged still sit on the ground at Skagway shops. All other cars were moved out. Only car 643 and 647 are still in working condition.

January 2013, the following cars returned from Sygnet Rail Llc. with some modification and repair from their previous accident back in 2006.

640, 642, 633 and 646

6772

6772 CN

ex. Canadian National 6772 hopper after his arrival at Skagway. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

642

642 at Skagway shops after accident in 2006 (2007)

Image by Thomas Kautzor June 2007.

643

643 back in service

Ex. CN 6786 hopper, now WP&YR 643 is back in RSE (Restricted Service Equipment) service in May 2009. Image by Boerries Burkhardt.

644

644 at Skagway Shops

Image by Boerries Burkhardt

645

645 with work train at Bennett (2006)

June 10, 2006 a work train extra at Bennett

645

645 with work train at Bennett (2006)

645

645 at Skagway shops after accident in 2006 (2007)

Image by Thomas Kautzor June 2007.

642

642 returned in 2013

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013.

642, 644

642 and 644 returned in 2013

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013.

646

646 returned to Skagway

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013. More images can be found at the Freight Car > Hopper > 640-647 page. Thanks Murray for these images!

646

646 detal view

Thanks to Murray Lundberg for these information and images. LT -WEIGHT 38.500 LBS, LOAD LIMIT 178.500 LBS.

640, 646

646 and 640 returned in 2013

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013.

642, 644

642 and 644 returned in 2013

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013.

644

644 Brazil trucks

New Brazil made trucks by AMSTED-MAXION AARB+RC with 5-1/2" x 10" . Image by Murray Luindberg February 2013.

644

644 end view

Handbrake section of the rebuilt hoppers. Image by Murray Lundberg , February 2013.

644

644 operation panel

Image by Murray Lundberg, February 2013.

646

646 returned to Skagway

Murray Lundberg from Whitehorse took these images of the rebuilt ballast cars for the WP&YR back on the dock at Skagway. Murray Lundberg Images February 2013. More images can be found at the Freight Car > Hopper > 640-647 page. Thanks Murray for these images!

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