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Union Pacific 79086 covered hopper car

UP 79086, UP, 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/1999/09/99921167.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999

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Equipment characteristics of UP 79086: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 65,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,400 pounds, dry capacity 4,600 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 1", width 10' 6", height 15' 1"), pool number 8,020,398. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for UP 79086: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 65,600 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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