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Dow Chemical Canada 7536

Four-bay covered hopper car

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Dow Chemical Canada 7536 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Schiller Park north yard leads.

(DCLX 7536, DCLX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads).     Image size is available.

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Dow Chemical Canada 7536 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Schiller Park north yard leads.

(DCLX 7536, DCLX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of DCLX 7536: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 63,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 222,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,847 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 66' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for DCLX 7536: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 66 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 10 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,847 cu ft; Tare Weight: 63,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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