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CP Rail (CPLX) 387583 Covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CPLX 387583, CPLX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98928e03.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of CPLX 387583: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 59,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 208,900 pounds, dry capacity 3,800 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 4", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), pool number 1,057,020. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CPLX 387583: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 59,100 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.111. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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