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Chicago & North Western 263818

MOW covered hopper sand car

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In the yard beside the Waukegan station

(CNW 263818, CNW, MOW sand cars, Covered hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX605, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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In the yard beside the Waukegan station

(CNW 263818, CNW, MOW sand cars, Covered hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX605, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 263818 sand car, maintenance of way series (C&NW series CX605) (CNW 263800-263903, 44 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 4 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 16. 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 232.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 263818: AAR car type M190 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 60,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 160,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 55' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 0"), internal dimensions (length 50' 1", width 9' 0", height 9' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 263818: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWM; Outside Length: 55 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: M190; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 1 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 11 in; Inside Height: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 88. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.