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General Chemical 944041

Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car

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General Chemical 944041 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(GRPX 944041, GRPX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Proviso Yard NEW! 3 March 2000).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of GRPX 944041: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 201,400 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 6", height 14' 10"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for GRPX 944041: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 10 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Lower Eaves Height: 8 ft 5 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,600 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.420. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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