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American Car Foundry 78920 Clay slurry tank car in the Galewood yard.

ACFX 78920, ACFX, Tank cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b20317.jpg] NEW 22 November 1999

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Car markings on ACFX 78920: LD LMT 204200 LBS 92650 KG, LT WT 58800 LBS 22650 KG, BUN 11-93, 2 INCH HF COMP SHOES, BLT 12-78. Caution, lined car, do not use steam, boiling water or sharp objects to clean. Enter car with rubber soled shoes only. 6" Jamesbury Wafersphere type outlet valve with handle. Leased to J.M Huber Corp., consult owner before repairing tank, vent tank when unloading. Clay slurry only, no pressure relief device, non-flammable liquid only, AAR211A100W1, safety valve 75 lbs, Tested 1999, Due 2009, Tank 100 lbx, Tested 98 due 08, SCL-T, built 12-78, Elite 8844 lined tank applied 11-93 BOX LYN. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of ACFX 78920: AAR car type T104 (tank car), plate type B, tare weight 58,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 204,200 pounds, wet capacity 13,613, external dimensions (length 44' 7", width 10' 7", height 13' 10"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ACFX 78920: Tank Car, Mechanical Designation: T; Outside Length: 44 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: T104; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 10 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 58,800 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.685. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 3 October 2022 at 22:09. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.