#96500

#96500 (HM2G4R)

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N 38° 34.29', W 90° 27.76'

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General American Transportation Company

—1965 —

Built by the General American Transportation Corporation, number 96500 is the world's largest tank car. Used for experimental purposes, transporting anhydrous ammonia and lp gas, this "whale belly" unit carried 60,200 gallons, weighs 220 tons fully loaded, and is 96' 7 5/8" long. The Association of American Railroads has since adopted a maximum length not to exceed 89'. Donated in 1971 by the General American Transportation Corporation.
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HM NumberHM2G4R
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByMuseum of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 721047 N 4272280
Decimal Degrees38.57150000, -90.46266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.29', W 90° 27.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 17.4" N, 90° 27' 45.6" W
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