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General American Marks (GACX) 46831

Airslide covered hopper car

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Dump door detail of General American Marks (GACX) 46831 Airslide covered hopper car.

GACX 46831, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 31 October 1998 at Proviso North Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a31s03.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of GACX 46831: AAR car type C411 (covered hopper car), plate type B, tare weight 54,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 165,400 pounds, dry capacity 2,600 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 44' 0", width 10' 7", height 14' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for GACX 46831: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 44 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C411; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Outlets: 2; Lining: S; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 54,600 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch offset from center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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