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Chicago & North Western 721072

Box car (former Rock Island)

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Chicago & North Western 721072 Box car (former Rock Island) in the Elk Grove Village yard.

(CNW 721072, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CA127, photographed on 11 October 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 721072 Box car (former Rock Island) in the Elk Grove Village yard.

(CNW 721072, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CA127, photographed on 25 October 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 721072 Box car (former Rock Island) in the Elk Grove Village yard.

(CNW 721072, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CA127, photographed on 25 October 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 721072 was built in 1973, capacity 154, length 50' 7", width 9' 5", height 10' 11", door opening 10' 0". CNW 721072 equipped box series (C&NW series CA127) (CNW 721000-721092, 91 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 14 cars on heavy bad order, 11 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 1. 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 721072: AAR car type A432 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 71,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 148,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,240 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 4", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), internal dimensions (length 50' 7", width 9' 5", height 10' 11"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 721072: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XL; Outside Length: 58 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: A432; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 11 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: S; Draft Gear: 20; Tare Weight: 71,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Wood; Fittings: Inflatable Bulkhead. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.