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Freight Cars

AC&F 1935 Shippers Car Line (SHPX) 42
AC&F 1935
Shippers Car Line (SHPX) 42
Description:TM Tank Car 3 Dome

Equipment Information

SHPX 42 is a tank car built to carry 7,000 gallons of liquid, generally oil or other petroleum products. Like many tank cars, it was owned by a company which leased it out to railroads and industrial customers. It is an unusual example of a tank car with three domes.

Builder: American Car & Foundry Company
Year Built: 1935
Length: 38ft 8in
Width: 9ft 5in
Height: 12ft 4in
Weight: 45900 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Bettendorf
Description: 3 Dome Tank Car (ex AC&F 42)
Arrived: 1990
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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