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Date Photographed

15 December 1998

UP locomotives at the Proviso yard and IHB and WC locomotives at Norpaul yard.

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General American Marks (GACX) 46448 Airslide covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.

GACX 46448, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c15b24.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of GACX 46448: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 8 (round roof hatch offset from center line of car), tare weight 71,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,000 pounds, dry capacity 4,180 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 7", height 14' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for GACX 46448: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C413; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 2; Lining: S; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 192,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 71,000 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.112. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch offset from center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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