Home
New
Location
Date
Full Roster
RR Roster
Random Photo
Number 7's Pick
Site Map
Help - About

Chicago & North Western 716142

Box car

98a13h08.jpg
98a13h08.jpg

Chicago & North Western 716142 Box car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(CNW 716142, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB121, photographed on 13 October 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 716142 was built in 1978, capacity 154, length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 1", door opening 10' 0". CNW 716142 standard box series (C&NW series CB121) (CNW 716000-716496, 483 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 8 cars on heavy bad order, 4 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 2. 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 225.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 716142: AAR car type A302 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 61,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 158,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,347 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 1"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 716142: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 6 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: W; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,347 cu ft; Tare Weight: 61,500 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.