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Past Additions -- 2000

6 January 2000

Various freight cars in the Waukegan (Illinois) UP yard this past weekend. Add a detail view photo of a GTW 9645 from about a year ago.

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Chicago & North Western 261476 MOW flat car in the Waukegan UP yard.

CNW 261476, CNW, MOW flat cars, Flat cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX609, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101221.jpg] NEW 6 January 2000

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CNW 261476 supply car, maintenance of way series (C&NW series CX609) (CNW 261459-261928, 23 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 5 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 16. 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 232.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 261476: AAR car type M150 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 74,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 146,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 56' 11", width 10' 6", height 5' 1"), internal dimensions (length 53' 6", width 10' 6". [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 261476: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWF; Outside Length: 56 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: M150; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 5 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 9 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: Y; Trans Cond Code: A; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 74,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 13 March 2024 at 23:04. 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.