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Wisconsin Central 8485

MOW gondola car

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Wisconsin Central 8485 MOW gondola car on a siding in Des Plaines.

(WC 8485, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin Central 8485 MOW gondola car on a siding in Des Plaines.

(WC 8485, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin Central 401 MOW gondola car, Wisconsin Central 8485 MOW gondola car, and Wisconsin Central 400 MOW gondola car [left to right] on a siding in Des Plaines.

(WC 401, WC 8485, WC 400, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin Central 401 MOW gondola car, Wisconsin Central 8485 MOW gondola car, and Wisconsin Central 400 MOW gondola car [left to right] on a siding in Des Plaines.

(WC 401, WC 8485, WC 400, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin Central 401 MOW gondola car, Wisconsin Central 8485 MOW gondola car, and Wisconsin Central 400 MOW gondola car [left to right] on a siding in Des Plaines.

(WC 401, WC 8485, WC 400, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of WC 8485: AAR car type E330 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 63,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 156,300 pounds, dry capacity 2,300 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 6", width 10' 7", height 8' 7"), internal dimensions (length 51' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WC 8485: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 56 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: E330; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 51 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 7 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Trans Cond Code: A; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 63,700 lbs.. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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.