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Date Photographed

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).

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Chicago West Pullman and Southern 3010 Gondola car in the West Chicago Yard.

CWP 3010, CWP, Open gondola 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/1998/06/98630b09.jpg]

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Equipment characteristics of CWP 3010: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 61,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 201,800 pounds, dry capacity 2,444 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 2", width 10' 5", height 8' 7"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CWP 3010: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 57 ft 2 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 7 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 5 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: T; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,444 cu ft; Tare Weight: 61,200 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.47; Rate per Mile: 0.122. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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