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Midlouisiana Rail 8537

Box car


MDR 8537 on the north leads into the Schiller Park yard.

(MDR 8537, MDR, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of MDR 8537: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 62,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 157,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door (width 10' 0", height 9' 11"), pool number 4,001,581. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for MDR 8537: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 59 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 6 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 11 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: C; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Tare Weight: 62,200 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.39; Rate per Mile: 0.065. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anti-Pilferage Locking Device. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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