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General American Marks (GACX) 7427

Covered hopper car

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General American Marks (GACX) 7427 Covered hopper car in the Elk Grove Village yard.

GACX 7427, GACX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 21 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99921072.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999

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Equipment characteristics of GACX 7427: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 64,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 221,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,161 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for GACX 7427: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,161 cu ft; Tare Weight: 64,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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