Chicago & North Western 190974
Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car
Chicago & North Western 190974 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).
CNW 190974 was built in 1981, capacity 200, length 55' 4", width 10' 1", capacity 4750 cubic inches, leasor name: North American. CNW 190974 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL846) (CNW 190584-190983, 69 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [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 190974: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 201,700 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), pool number 8,020,070. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for CNW 190974: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 61,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.67; Rate per Mile: 0.076. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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