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Equistar Chemicals LP (ALAX) 36844 ACF Center Flow covered hopper car in the Proviso Hump Yard.

ALAX 36844, ALAX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso Hump Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926m20.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Car markings on ALAX 36844: LD LMT 194200 lbs 88100 kgs LO, LT WT 68800 lbs 31200 kgs, NEW 5-73, plate C, ACF Center Flow, 1 1/2 inch HF comp shoes. [26 September 1998]

Equipment characteristics of ALAX 36844: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 68,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,200 pounds, dry capacity 5,700 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 64' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ALAX 36844: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 64 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 68,800 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.311. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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