19 February 2000
Metra equipment at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station on the morning after a snowfall. Metra and some freight equipment at the LaGrange Road, LaGrange Stone Avenue, Brookfield, and Aurora stations on the BNSF mainline.
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|American Car Foundry 200015 Tank car on the end of a mixed-freight train passing through the LaGrange Road station. A FRED (Flashing Rear End Device) can be seen on its rear coupler. The rearmost containers are CHAU 580209 and CSXU 688268.|
ACFX 86423, ACFX, Tank cars, Freight cars, photographed on 19 February 2000 at LaGrange Road station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00219063.jpg] NEW 20 February 2000
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Equipment characteristics of ACFX 86423: AAR car type T564 (tank car), plate type B, tare weight 82,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 262,000 pounds, load limit 179,800 pounds, wet capacity 17,359, external dimensions (length 49' 8", width 10' 7", height 14' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]
Railcar fleet details for ACFX 86423: Tank Car, Mechanical Designation: T; Outside Length: 49 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: T564; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 2 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: S; Compartments: 1; Draft Gear: 77; Max Weight on Rail: 262,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 179,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 82,200 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.777. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]
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