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Chicago & North Western 435078

Three-bay covered hopper car

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Chicago & North Western 435078 Three-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(CNW 435078, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL285, photographed on 13 October 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 435078 was built in 1973, capacity 200, length 41' 1", width 10' 0", capacity 2931 cubic inches, XTRA. CNW 435078 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL285) (CNW 435000-435084, 85 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 435078: AAR car type C111 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 59,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,300 pounds, dry capacity 2,931 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 49' 11", width 10' 7", height 12' 6"), pool number 8,020,288. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 435078: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 49 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C111; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 11 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 11 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 6; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,931 cu ft; Tare Weight: 59,700 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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