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Dow Chemical 21903

Four-bay covered hopper car

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Covered hopper cars Exxon Chemical Americas 881694 Four-bay covered hopper car, Exxon Chemical Americas 880009 Four-bay covered hopper car, and Dow Chemical 21903 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard, with industrial silos in the background.

(ECUX 881694, ECUX 880009, DOWX 21903, My Favorites, Industrial silos, ECUX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, DOWX, index, other, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard).     Image size is available.

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Dow Chemical 21903 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(DOWX 21903, DOWX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Covered hopper cars Exxon Chemical Americas 881694 Four-bay covered hopper car, Exxon Chemical Americas 880009 Four-bay covered hopper car, and Dow Chemical 21903 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard, with industrial silos in the background.

(ECUX 881694, ECUX 880009, DOWX 21903, Industrial silos, ECUX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, DOWX, other, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard).     Image size is available.

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Dow Chemical 21903 Four-bay covered hopper car, Exxon Chemical Americas 880009 Four-bay covered hopper car, and Exxon Chemical Americas 881694 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.

(DOWX 21903, ECUX 880009, ECUX 881694, DOWX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, ECUX, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard).     Image size is available.

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Dow Chemical 21903 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.

(DOWX 21903, DOWX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of DOWX 21903: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 64,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,800 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 63' 4", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for DOWX 21903: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 63 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,200 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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