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Date Photographed

6 February 1999

Covered hopper cars in a small industrial yard in Addison (Illinois).

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Nova Chemicals 855 Four-bay covered hopper car at Addison (Illinois).

NCIX 855, NCIX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/02/99206e19.jpg] NEW 18 November 1999

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Car markings on NCIX 855: Plate C, LO; LD LMT 198800 lbs 90 200 kg; LT WT 64200 lbs 29100 kg, 2 inch HF comp shoes, BLT 10-96, EXW 10-3 H 8-10, EX 9-6 H 13-10, CU FT 5810, CU M 164. CAUTION hatch covers must be opened before discharging load. Interior Valspar Epoxy 10-96, exterior Valspar Alkyd 10-96. [6 February 1999]

Equipment characteristics of NCIX 855: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 64,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,310 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 66' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for NCIX 855: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 66 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 7 ft 9 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,200 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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