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Andersons 5803

Covered hopper car

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Andersons 5803 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

AEX 5803, AEX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06357.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999

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Equipment characteristics of AEX 5803: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, 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 5,250 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for AEXX 5803: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 57 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 8; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 65,600 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.277. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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