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Ventura County 142538

Box car


Ventura County 142538 Box car in the Schiller Park yard.

(VCY 142538, VCY, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of VCY 142538: AAR car type A403 (equipped box car), plate type F, tare weight 81,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 181,900 pounds, dry capacity 6,289 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 11", width 10' 8", height 16' 11"), internal dimensions (length 50' 7", width 9' 6", height 13' 1"), side door (width 16' 0", height 12' 1"), pool number 8,029,366. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for VCY 142538: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: A403; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 16 ft 11 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 16 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 13 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 16 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 12 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 8 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 16 ft 2 in; Side Door Type: 4; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: F; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,289 cu ft; Tare Weight: 81,100 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.84; Rate per Mile: 0.073. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, centered, sliding; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only; Fittings: Anti-Pilferage Locking Device; Fittings: Come Along Door Devices (Applicable Car Type Codes A and B). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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