This represents a typical load of scrap ties and rail along with dirt old ballast clumps of weeds and other material removed during a repair to a rail line
Wood chips are carried in several types of cars, from gondolas to modified box cars.
Auto flood is a modern process which fills the moving car and the hump is scraped flat as the car exits the loading facility
Lime rock is used during the steel making process
One of many types of gravel produced across the country
These are some of the loads available in their different styles. Note the plastic ore load on the left and the coal load on the right.
The humped load is a continuous pile across the top of the car.
This load has individual mounds or piles along the top.