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Wisconsin & Southern 503174

Refrigerator car

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Wisconsin & Southern 503174 Refrigerator car in a passing freight train at the O'Hare Transfer station. A FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) can be seen attached to the rear coupler.

(WSOR 503174, FRED, WSOR, Refrigerator cars, Freight cars, other, photographed on 30 July 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin & Southern 503174 Refrigerator car in a passing freight train at the O'Hare Transfer station. A FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) can be seen attached to the rear coupler.

(WSOR 503174, FRED, WSOR, Refrigerator cars, Freight cars, other, photographed on 30 July 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of WSOR 503174: AAR car type R410 (refrigerator car), plate type C, tare weight 83,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 137,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,100 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 3", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 52' 5", width 9' 4", height 10' 5"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 9' 10"), pool number 8,790,060. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WSOR 503174: Refrigerator Car, Mechanical Designation: RBL; Outside Length: 60 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: R410; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 5 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 8 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 9 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 2; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: R; Draft Gear: 20; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 136,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 83,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.35; Rate per Mile: 0.058. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Wood; Fittings: Bulkhead, Moveable, Double Type (Applicable to A_ _ _ and Z9_ _ _). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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