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Wisconsin Central 400 MOW gondola car on a siding in Des Plaines.

WC 400, WC, MOW gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Des Plaines by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00102601.jpg] NEW 23 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of WC 400: AAR car type G110 (unequipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 51,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 177,000 pounds, load limit 125,300 pounds, dry capacity 1,900 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 44' 10", width 10' 6", height 9' 4"), internal dimensions (length 41' 0", width 9' 6", height 4' 11"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WC 400: Unequipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GB; Outside Length: 44 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: G110; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Inside Length: 41 ft 0 in; Outside Extreme Height: 9 ft 4 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 9 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: Y; Trans Cond Code: A; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 177,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 110,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 51,700 lbs.. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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