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Chicago & North Western 438024

Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car


Chicago & North Western 438024 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso North Yard.

(CNW 438024, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL286, photographed on 30 September 1998 at Proviso North Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 438024 was built in 1967, capacity 200, length 33' 4", width 9' 11", height 0, capacity 3148 cubic inches. CNW 438024 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL286) (CNW 438000-438187, 188 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 8 cars on heavy 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 438024: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 55,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 207,200 pounds, dry capacity 3,148 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 39' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 8,020,280. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 438024: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 39 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,148 cu ft; Tare Weight: 55,800 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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