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30 July 1998

Metra scoots and freight cars (mostly Wisconsin Central covered hoppers and box cars) at the O'Hare Transfer station.

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Norfolk Southern 407239 Box car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.

NS 407239, NS, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 July 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/07/98730a07.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of NS 407239: AAR car type A302 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 64,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 155,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 10' 3"), pool number 5,551,377. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for NS 407239: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 3 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: R; Lining: L; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 64,400 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced. [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.