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Wisconsin Central 85338

Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car


Wisconsin Central 85338 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car in a freight train passing through the Schiller Park yard.

(WC 85338, WC, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 October 1999 at Schiller Park yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of WC 85338: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 53,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 209,300 pounds, dry capacity 3,148 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 42' 3", width 10' 7", height 14' 11"), pool number 2,641,651. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for WC 85338: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 42 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 11 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,148 cu ft; Tare Weight: 53,700 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.23; Rate per Mile: 0.061. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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