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Waukegan UP yard

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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 by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101233.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.

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 22 February 2024 at 18:23. 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.