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Date Photographed

28 June 1998

Metra 200 and Milwaukee Road 261 at the Galesburg Railway Days.

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Goverment of Canada Wheat Board 605545 Covered hopper car in a mixed freight train passing through the Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot

CPWX 605545, CPWX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 28 June 1998 at Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [zephyr/1998/06/98628a03.jpg] NEW! 5 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of CPWX 605545: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 204,900 pounds, dry capacity 4,550 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 2"), pool number 1,052,700. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CPWX 605545: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 2 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 268,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 204,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 63,100 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.470. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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