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American Car Foundry 53447

ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car

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American Car Foundry 53447 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car beside a pair of industrial silos at Addison (Illinois).

(ACFX 53447, Industrial silos, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, other, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois)).     Image size is available.

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American Car Foundry 57863 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car [left] and American Car Foundry 53447 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car at Addison (Illinois).

(ACFX 57863, ACFX 53447, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois)).     Image size is available.

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American Car Foundry 57863 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car [left] and American Car Foundry 53447 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car at Addison (Illinois).

(ACFX 57863, ACFX 53447, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois)).     Image size is available.

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Consolidated stencil panel on American Car Foundry 53447 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car.

(ACFX 53447, Panels, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, other, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois)).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of ACFX 53447: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 64,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,300 pounds, dry capacity 5,250 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 11", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ACFX 53447: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 57 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,700 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.111. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.