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General American Marks (GACX) 56519

Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car

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General American Marks (GACX) 56519 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

(GACX 56519, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard).     Image size is available.

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General American Marks (GACX) 56519 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

(GACX 56519, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard).     Image size is available.

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General American Marks (GACX) 56519 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

(GACX 56519, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of GACX 56519: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 8 (round roof hatch offset from center line of car), tare weight 68,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,500 pounds, dry capacity 4,900 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for GACX 56519: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C413; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 2; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 66; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 194,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 68,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.537. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch offset from center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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