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Chicago & North Western 63526

Rib-sided open hopper car

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Chicago & North Western 63526 Rib-sided open hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(CNW 63526, CNW, Ballast hopper cars, Open hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW PH322, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 63526 was built in 1971, capacity 200, length 47' 11", width 9' 9", height 12' 0", capacity 3737 cubic inches, ACS. CNW 63526 open top hopper series (C&NW series PH322) (CNW 63500-63697, 162 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 5. 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 227.]

Car markings on CNW 63526: CAPY 200000, HT, LD LMT 200050, LT WT 62500, CNW 10-85, EXW 10-8 H 12, EW 10-7 H 12-1, CUFT 3737, 2 inch HF comp shoes. [1 January 2000]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 63526: AAR car type H350 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 62,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 200,500 pounds, dry capacity 3,737 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 51' 8", width 10' 8", height 12' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 63526: Unequipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HT; Outside Length: 51 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: H350; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Trans. Code: I; Outlets: 6; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,737 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 62,500 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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