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Waukegan UP yard

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Chicago & North Western 5659 MOW gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

CNW 5659, CNW, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CG010, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101218.jpg] NEW 6 January 2000

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The Waukegan UP yard is located to the north of the Waukegan Metra station, with scoot storage tracks immediately to the east of the station.

CNW 5659 was built in 1956, capacity 154, length 41' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 6". CNW 5659 gondola series (C&NW series CG010) (CNW 5192-5688, 128 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 4 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 4. 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 226.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 5659: AAR car type M190 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 52,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 167,300 pounds, dry capacity 1,800 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 45' 6", width 10' 4", height 8' 4"), internal dimensions (length 41' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 5659: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWM; Outside Length: 45 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: M190; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Inside Length: 41 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 4 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 4 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Trans Cond Code: A; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 52,700 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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