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Helm Leasing 5068

Three-bay rib-sided open coal hopper car

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Helm Leasing 5068 Three-bay rib-sided open coal hopper car passes on the Schiller Park north yard leads.

(HLMX 5068, HLMX, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of HLMX 5068: AAR car type H350 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 59,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,600 pounds, dry capacity 3,418 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 48' 8", width 10' 8", height 12' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for HLMX 5068: Unequipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HT; Outside Length: 48 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: H350; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,418 cu ft; Tare Weight: 59,400 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.038. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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