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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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Chicago & North Western 880047 Open coal hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

CNW 880047, CNW, Coal hopper cars, Open hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CH329, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101446.jpg] NEW 4 January 2000

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CNW 880047 open top hopper series (C&NW series CH329) (CNW 880000-880249, 250 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 880047: LD LMT 210600, LT WT 57400, Exceeds Plate F, Blt 5-94,EXW 11-0 H 7-8, WE 10-8 H 13-5, CU FT 4170. 2 inch HF comp shoes. Built by Trinity Industries Inc. Mount Orab, Ohio. [1 January 2000]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 880047: AAR car type K341 (equipped hopper car), plate type B, tare weight 52,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 233,600 pounds, dry capacity 4,170 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 13' 6"), pool number 9,991,145. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 880047: Equipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HTS; Outside Length: 53 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: K341; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 11 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 1; Trans. Code: M; Outlets: 9; Trans Cond Code: C; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 233,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 52,400 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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