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Chicago & North Western 155211

Box car

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Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car in Galewood yard.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car in Galewood yard.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car in the Galewood yard.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car in the Galewood yard.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) on FRED (Flashing Rear End Device).

(FRED, CNW 155211, other, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) on FRED (Flashing Rear End Device).

(FRED, CNW 155211, other, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car in the Galewood yard.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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C&NW herald on Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car.

(CNW 155211, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 601 GM EMD F40C diesel-electric locomotive "City of Elgin" leads outbound train # 2709 past the Galewood yard. Chicago & North Western 155211 Box car can be seen in the foreground in the yard.

(METX 601, CNW 155211, METX, GM EMD F40C, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB175, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 155211 was built between 1973 and 1974, capacity 154, length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 7", door opening 10' 0". CNW 155211 standard box series (C&NW series CB175) (CNW 155048-155902, 482 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 8 cars on heavy bad order, 3 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 2. 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 225.]

Car markings on CNW 155211: XM, LD LMT 155800, LT WT 64200, CNW 12-87. BLT 2-73,EXW 10-8 H 13-7, EW 10-0 H 14-4, IL 50-0, IW 9-6, IH 10-7, CU.FT. 5055, 2 in H.F. comp shoes. Hydraulic cushion. Constant contact side BRG STD to car, SPRG D-5, PT. CLM. 12-87 VH HS. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 155211: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type B, tare weight 64,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 155,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,095 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 0", width 10' 8", height 14' 10"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 7"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 9' 11"), pool number 8,029,400. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 155211: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 58 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 8 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 3 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 2; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,095 cu ft; Tare Weight: 64,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.