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Union Tank Car Company (UTCX) 48311

Covered hopper car

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UP 1612 doing switching among industrial sidings in the Elk Grove Village yard. The locomotive was tied down while the crew went for beans when this photo was taken. ACFX 37772 and UTCX 48311 can be seen in the background.

(UP 1612, ACFX 37772, UTCX 48311, UP, GM EMD GP15-1, UP locomotives, Locomotives, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, UTCX, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

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ACFX 37772 and UTCX 48311 on an industrial siding near the Elk Grove Village yard. The corner of ACFX 99336 can be seen to the left, as it sits during a switch job.

(ACFX 37772, UTCX 48311, ACFX 99336, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, UTCX, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

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UTCX 48311 on an industrial siding near the Elk Grove Village yard.

(UTCX 48311, UTCX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

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ACFX 37772 and UTCX 48311 on an industrial siding near the Elk Grove Village yard.

(ACFX 37772, UTCX 48311, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, UTCX, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of UTCX 48311: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 64,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,800 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 65' 1", width 10' 7", height 15' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for UTCX 48311: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 65 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 11 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 64,500 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]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.