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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 870353 Open coal hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

CNW 870353, CNW, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CH328, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101306.jpg] NEW 6 January 2000

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CNW 870353 open top hopper series (C&NW series CH328) (CNW 870100-870674, 566 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 5. 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 227.]

Car markings on CNW 870353: LD LMT 201400, LT WT 61600, EXW 10-8 H 12-10, EW 10-7 H 12-9, CU FT 4000, 2 inch HF comp shoes. [1 January 2000]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 870353: AAR car type H351 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 61,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 201,400 pounds, dry capacity 4,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 12' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 870353: Unequipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HT; Outside Length: 53 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: H351; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Outlets: 6; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,600 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.83; Rate per Mile: 0.085. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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