Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 106157
Covered hopper car
Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 106157 Covered hopper car passes on the Schiller Park north yard leads.
Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 106157 Covered hopper car in the Schiller Park north yard leads.
Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 106569 Covered hopper car and Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 106157 Covered hopper car on the north leads into the Schiller Park yard.
CNWX 106157 is from a series of 1,600 cars, numbered CNWX 106000-107599, built by NSC, between September 1975 and July 1976. Capacity of these aluminum cars is 4,100 cubic feet, for use on lighter rail lines. [Courtesy of Canadian Cylindrical Grain Car Project]
Equipment characteristics of CNWX 106157: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 45,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 174,900 pounds, dry capacity 4,100 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 2"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for CNWX 106157: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 2 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 4; Lining: L; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 45,100 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.394. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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