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WCR 56738 - Side Dump Hopper Car

WCR56738 delivered in interchange to the OSR by the GEXR, Guelph, Ontario, July 6th, 2014, Photo by Carson Wiebe

St. Jacobs, Ontario, November 27th, 2007, Photo by Carson Wiebe

Initial WCR   Draft Gear  
Number 56738   Inside Length 38' 6"


Air Dump Hopper

  Inside Width 9' 8"

AAR Car Type Code

MWD   Inside Height 3' 11"
Load Limit 121,900   Outside Length 44' 9"
Max Weight on Rail     Extreme width 10' 8"
LT. WT 55,100   Extreme Height 8' 1"
Cu Ft Capacity 810  

Height of extreme width

8' 1"
Gal. Capacity     Compartments 1
Plate Clearance B  

Present Use


Mechanical Designation

Built By National Steel Car   Built 10/58
Number Built 85   Re-Built  

Date Acquired


On Loan from From

Don F.Broadbear
Previous Road Canadian National Railway   Previous Car Num

CN 56738

Don F.Broadbear

DFB 362

St. Thomas Central Railway STCR 362

July 7th, 2014

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