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Burlington Northern Santa Fe 404043

Three-bay covered hopper car


The sun sets on Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village yard. The covered hoppers are [left to right] BNSF 404043, UP 79086, BN 481962, BN 445910, and BN 481071.

(BNSF 404043, UP 79086, BN 481962, BN 445910, BN 481071, BNSF, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, UP, BN, photographed on 21 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of BNSF 404043: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 204,300 pounds, dry capacity 4,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 7", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 7,776,632. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for BNSF 404043: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 10 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 3 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 1; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 63,700 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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