depressed center car

noun

variants or depressed well car
: a railroad flatcar constructed with a low center section and used to handle oversize loads which otherwise would not clear tunnels or other way structures

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“Depressed center car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depressed%20center%20car. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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