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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Covered Hopper - 3-Bay ACF Centerflow 3560
Name Covered Hopper, 3-Bay, ACF 3560
Region North America
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Covered Hopper
Variety 3-Bay ACF Centerflow 3560
Manufacturer American Car & Foundry (Details)
Era Era IV: 2nd Gen Diesel (1958 - 1978)
Year(s) of Production 1967 - 1972


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History: Covered hoppers such as these are used to transport any dry bulk material that you don't want exposed to the elements. Salt, fertilizer, some dry chemicals, and bauxite are common loads for this car. Over 200 were built from 1967 to 1972.

Railroad/Company:
ACF Industries LLC originally known as The American Car and Foundry Company and was formed in 1899. In 1955 ACF Industries, Incorporated became the new name for The American Car and Foundry. Over the years railcar manufacturing and leasing were the major forces in ACF's economic growth and stability. ACF has weathered many changes and is still committed to the manufacture of new railcar and railcar parts and sub-assemblies. ACF Industries LLC became a successor to ACF Industries, Incorporated on May 1, 2003.

ACF Industries LLC is a leader in the manufacture and fabrication of specialty railcar parts and miscellaneous steel products. While the Company's primary purpose is to compliment the new car and repair car market, it also provides manufacturing support to other manufacturers of steel products.

ACF Industries LLC is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri and our manufacturing facility is located in Milton, Pennsylvania.

From the company website.


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Item created by: gdm on 2018-07-04 19:39:37. Last edited by gdm on 2018-07-06 09:48:18

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