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Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247

MOW flat car

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Shooting into the sun may not give good photos, but sometimes it gives interesting effects

(UP 8113, MSTL 1247, UP, GM EMD SD90MAC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking west into the yard

(UP 17-3202, MSTL 1247, UP 8113, UP, Burro cranes, MOW cars, MSTL, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, GM EMD SD90MAC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking west into the yard

(CNW 261476, UP 17-3202, MSTL 1247, CNW, MOW flat cars, Flat cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX609, UP, Burro cranes, MSTL, MSTL MX401, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking southwest into the yard

(CNW 261476, UP 17-3202, MSTL 1247, CNW, MOW flat cars, Flat cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX609, UP, Burro cranes, MSTL, MSTL MX401, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247 MOW flat car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(MSTL 1247, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247 MOW flat car [foreground] with Commonwealth Edison 2532 Open coal gondola car [background], in the Waukegan UP yard.

(MSTL 1247, CWEX 2532, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247 MOW flat car [foreground] with Commonwealth Edison 2532 Open coal gondola car [background], in the Waukegan UP yard.

(MSTL 1247, CWEX 2532, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Deck detail of Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247 MOW flat car.

(MSTL 1247, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Minneapolis & St. Louis 1247 MOW flat car [foreground] with Commonwealth Edison 2532 Open coal gondola car [background], in the Waukegan UP yard.

(MSTL 1247, CWEX 2532, MSTL, MOW cars, Flat cars, Freight cars, MSTL MX401, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

MSTL 1247, work flat. MSTL 1247 maintenance of way series (C&NW series MX401) (MSTL 858-1258, 24 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 5 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 20. 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 234.]

Equipment characteristics of MSTL 1247: AAR car type M150 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 49,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 177,000 pounds, load limit 127,500 pounds. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for MSTL 1247: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWF; AAR Car Type Code: M150; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Trans Cond Code: A; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 49,500 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.