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Chicago & North Western 791279

Open hopper car

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Chicago & North Western 791279 Open hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(CNW 791279, CNW, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CH270, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 791279 was built in 1966, capacity 195, length 43' 1", width 9' 10", height 11' 0", capacity 2700 cubic inches. CNW 791279 open top hopper series (C&NW series CH270) (CNW 791000-791283, 254 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 21 cars on heavy bad order). [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.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 791279: AAR car type M110 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 65,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,900 pounds, dry capacity 2,700 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 45' 9", width 10' 7", height 11' 0"), internal dimensions (length 43' 1", width 9' 10", height 7' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 791279: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWB; Outside Length: 45 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: M110; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 43 ft 1 in; Outside Extreme Height: 11 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 10 in; Height of Extreme Width: 11 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 7 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 65,100 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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