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General Electric Railcar Services Corporation (NCHX) 70098

Three-bay covered hopper car

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General Electric Railcar Services Corporation (NCHX) 70098 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

NCHX 70098, NCHX, 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/1999/11/99b06382.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999

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Equipment characteristics of NCHX 70098: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 62,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 200,200 pounds, dry capacity 3,500 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 51' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for NCHX 70098: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 51 ft 2 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 7 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 62,800 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.109. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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