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Province of Alberta Canada 396046

Grain covered hopper car

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Province of Alberta Canada 396046 Grain covered hopper car passing the O'Hare Transfer station.

(ALNX 396046, ALNX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 17 February 1999 at O'Hare Transfer station).     Image size is available.

ALNX 396046 is from a series of 477 cars, numbered ALNX 396000-396476, built by NSC, between January and March 1981. [Courtesy of Canadian Cylindrical Grain Car Project]

Equipment characteristics of ALNX 396046: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 200,000 pounds, dry capacity 4,550 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 0", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), pool number 1,038,300. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ALNX 396046: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 63,000 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.462. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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