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Date Photographed

28 June 1998

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

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Rail Box 38358 Box car in a mixed freight train passing through the Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot

RBOX 38358, RBOX, Box 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/1998/06/98628a11.jpg] NEW! 5 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of RBOX 38358: AAR car type B314 (unequipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 64,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 156,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 9", width 10' 7", height 15' 3"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 10' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for RBOX 38358: Unequipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XM; Outside Length: 55 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: B314; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 3 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 64,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.68; Rate per Mile: 0.075. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Specially Equipped/Designed for Class A Explosives (XM, XMI, XLI Types). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.