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Hard to recall, but this is from 1970. The old CB&Q motive power in the yards at Sioux City.

Hard to recall, but this is from 1970. The old CB&Q motive power in the yards at Sioux City.

RailPictures.Net Photo: CBQ 947 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad EMD GP30 at Denver, Colorado by Roger Lalonde

RailPictures.Net Photo: CBQ 947 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad EMD GP30 at Denver, Colorado by Roger Lalonde

RailPictures.Net Photo: CB 9911A Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E-5 at Rockford, Illinois by Tom McNair

RailPictures.Net Photo: CB 9911A Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad E-5 at Rockford, Illinois by Tom McNair

Most nuclear waste cars consist of a large cylindrical cask on its side on a flat bed car on steroids. Those casks are permanently sealed once the spent fuel is placed inside. This is DOD (Department of Defense) and it is not a one time use only cask. The ring of wedge shaped notches around the top are where the bolts secure the lid. This car is used exclusively for delivering new fuel and receiving spent fuel for naval nuclear reactors..

Most nuclear waste cars consist of a large cylindrical cask on its side on a flat bed car on steroids. Those casks are permanently sealed once the spent fuel is placed inside. This is DOD (Department of Defense) and it is not a one time use only cask. The ring of wedge shaped notches around the top are where the bolts secure the lid. This car is used exclusively for delivering new fuel and receiving spent fuel for naval nuclear reactors..

RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 6200 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SD9 at LaGrange, Illinois by Tom Farence

RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 6200 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SD9 at LaGrange, Illinois by Tom Farence

RailPictures.Net Photo: CBQ 9913 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad EMD E9(A) at Miami, Florida by Hiawatha Pete

RailPictures.Net Photo: CBQ 9913 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad EMD E9(A) at Miami, Florida by Hiawatha Pete

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