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Minnesota, Dakota & Western 1951

Box car

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Wisconsin Central 10155 Refrigerator car and Minnesota, Dakota & Western 1951 Box car on a freight train passing the Galewood yard.

(WC 10155, MDW 1951, WC, Refrigerator cars, Freight cars, MDW, Box cars, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of MDW 1951: AAR car type A603 (equipped box car), plate type E, tare weight 76,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 186,300 pounds, dry capacity 6,589 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 67' 9", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 60' 10", width 9' 6", height 11' 4"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 11' 0"), pool number 8,027,499. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for MDW 1951: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 67 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: A603; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 60 ft 10 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 2 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 3 in; Side Door Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 5; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: E; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,589 cu ft; Tare Weight: 76,700 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.71; Rate per Mile: 0.074. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, staggered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anti-Pilferage Locking Device. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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