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Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 608487

Covered hopper car

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Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 608487 Covered hopper car on a siding at the Hanson Park station.

CPWX 608487, CPWX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a18k11.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of CPWX 608487: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 206,100 pounds, dry capacity 4,550 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 2"), pool number 1,052,700. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CPWX 608487: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 2 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 268,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 206,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.478. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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