30 June 1998
Photos of rail equipment seen as the Nebraska Zephyr passes through the West Chicago Yard, enroute back to the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Markings on the end of Union Tank Car Company (UTLX) 645379 Inedible tallow tank car.|
UTLX 645379, UTLX, Tank cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 June 1998 from onboard the Nebraska Zephyr at West Chicago Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [zephyr/1998/06/98630a27.jpg]
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Equipment characteristics of UTLX 645379: AAR car type T106 (tank car), plate type B, tare weight 70,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,100 pounds, wet capacity 23,479, external dimensions (length 55' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for UTLX 645379: Tank Car, Mechanical Designation: T; Outside Length: 55 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: T106; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 70,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.729. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]