ACF Center Flow three-bay covered hopper car
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|FMC 51618 ACF Center Flow three-bay covered hopper car in a freight train passing through the Schiller Park yard.|
FMLX 51618, FMLX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 1 October 1999 at Schiller Park yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/10/99a01688.jpg] NEW 2 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of FMLX 51618: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 65,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 220,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,100 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for FMLX 51618: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 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: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 65,600 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.537. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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