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Chicago & North Western 718104

Box car (former Rock Island)

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Chicago & North Western 718104 Box car (former Rock Island) in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(CNW 718104, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB124, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 718104 was built in 1979, capacity 158, length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 1", door opening 10' 0", XF. CNW 718104 standard box series (C&NW series CB124) (CNW 718000-718241, 235 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 4 cars on heavy bad order, 2 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 718104: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 62,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 157,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,344 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 3"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 0", height 11' 1"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 5"), pool number 8,029,400. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 718104: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 3 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 1 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 1 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: E; Trans Cond Code: R; Lining: S; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,344 cu ft; Tare Weight: 62,400 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.68; Rate per Mile: 0.075. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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