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Chicago & North Western 175058

ACF Center Flow two-bay covered hopper car

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Chicago & North Western 175058 ACF Center Flow two-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso North Yard.

(CNW 175058, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, CNW CL280, photographed on 30 September 1998 at Proviso North Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 175058 was built in 1967, capacity 200, length 34' 9", width 10' 8", capacity 2970 cubic inches. CNW 175058 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL280) (CNW 175000-175298, 251 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 22 cars on heavy bad order, 1 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 7. 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 228.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 175058: AAR car type C111 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 55,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 207,600 pounds, dry capacity 2,970 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 39' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"), pool number 8,020,280. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 175058: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 39 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C111; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 55,400 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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