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Amtrak 70019

Box car

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FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) on AMTK 70019 in Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, FRED, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, other, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Amtrak 70019 Box car in Chicago Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Amtrak 70019 Box car in Chicago Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Amtrak 70019 Box car in Chicago Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Amtrak 70019 Box car in Chicago Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Amtrak 70019 Box car in Chicago Union Station.

(AMTK 70019, AMTK, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

Car markings on AMTK 70019: LD LMT 140000, LT WT 76900, BLT 11-76, EXW 10-6 H 12-3, EW 9-10 H 14-7, L 50-7, IW 9-4, IH 11-0, CU FT 5195. Empty load 1" adj. block, 2 inch comp shoes. [23 September 1999]

AMTK 70019 Mail and Express Cars (RoadRailers/Boxcars), Type: 50' Express Cars, Series: 70000-70049, Active: 50. [courtesy of On Track On Line Amtrak Roster, Prodigy Internet, December 1999]

Equipment characteristics of AMTK 70019: AAR car type M510 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type C, tare weight 89,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 173,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,177 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 7", width 9' 4", height 10' 11"), side door (width 12' 0", height 10' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for AMTK 70019: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: PB; Outside Length: 57 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: M510; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 10 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 5 in; Side Door Width: 12 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 7 in; Lower Eaves Width: 9 ft 10 in; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: L; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,177 cu ft; Tare Weight: 89,600 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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