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Past Additions -- 2000

4 January 2000

Coal hopper cars in the Waukegan (Illinois) UP yard this past weekend.

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Union Pacific 48480 Open coal hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

UP 48480, UP, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101398.jpg] NEW 4 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of UP 48480: AAR car type H351 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 49,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 236,300 pounds, dry capacity 3,895 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 13' 3"), pool number 9,991,145. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for UP 48480: 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: 13 ft 3 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 1; Trans. Code: M; Outlets: 8; Trans Cond Code: C; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,895 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 236,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 49,700 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 7 January 2023 at 22:59. 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.