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Ag Processing Incorporated 98046 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

AGPX 98046, APGX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926q04.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of AGPX 98046: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 223,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,150 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for AGPX 98046: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 63,000 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.537. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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