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Andersons 5803

Covered hopper car

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Looking north through the yard, on the left track are coal cars CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, and another car. The MOW cars are C&NW 11767, M&StL 1224, and C&NW 5659. The covered hoppers include AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463 The covered hopper string includes AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463.

(Waukegan UP yard, CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, CNW 11767, MSTL 1224, CNW 5659, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW, MOW air dump cars, MOW cars, CNW CX201, MSTL, Flat cars, MSTL MX401, MOW gondola cars, CNW CG010, AEX, Covered hopper cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Covered hopper cars AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, and others, in the Waukegan UP yard.

(Waukegan UP yard, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Rail yards need to store a wide variety of material, typically stored in an orderly mess. Looking north across the yard. In the background are coal cars CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, and additional cars. The next track holds CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, and additional cars. The MOW cars are C&NW 11767, M&StL 1224, and C&NW 5659. The covered hoppers include AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463

(Waukegan UP yard, Yard material, CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, CNW 11767, MSTL 1224, CNW 5659, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, Places, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW, MOW air dump cars, MOW cars, CNW CX201, MSTL, Flat cars, MSTL MX401, MOW gondola cars, CNW CG010, AEX, Covered hopper cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Rail yards need to store a wide variety of material, typically stored in an orderly mess. Looking north across the yard. In the background are coal cars CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, and additional cars. The next track holds CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, and additional cars. The MOW cars are C&NW 11767, M&StL 1224, and C&NW 5659. The covered hoppers include AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463

(Waukegan UP yard, Yard material, CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, CNW 11767, MSTL 1224, CNW 5659, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, Places, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW, MOW air dump cars, MOW cars, CNW CX201, MSTL, Flat cars, MSTL MX401, MOW gondola cars, CNW CG010, AEX, Covered hopper cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car, American Car Foundry 52548 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car, PQ Corporation 230 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car, and PQ Corporation 230 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(AEX 5803, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(AEX 5803, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(AEX 5803, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(AEX 5803, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of AEX 5803: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 65,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,250 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for AEXX 5803: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 57 ft 9 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 3 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 8; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 65,600 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.277. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 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.