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Chicago & North Western 130137

Open gondola car

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Chicago & North Western 130137 Open gondola car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(CNW 130137, CNW, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW CG543, photographed on 30 October 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 130137 was built in 1980, capacity 200, length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 0", nailable steel floor. CNW 130137 gondola series (C&NW series CG543) (CNW 130004-130299, 125 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 4. Courtesy of Chicago and North Western Final Freight Car Roster, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 98-073877, 1999, page 226.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 130137: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 65,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,300 pounds, dry capacity 2,493 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 7", height 8' 9"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 0"), pool number 8,024,200. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 130137: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 9 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 5 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: L; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,493 cu ft; Tare Weight: 65,700 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.64; Rate per Mile: 0.079. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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