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Date Photographed

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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Wisconsin Central 26225 Box car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.

WC 26225, WC, 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/1998/07/98730a08.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of WC 26225: AAR car type A405 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 63,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 156,900 pounds, dry capacity 5,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 3", width 10' 7", height 14' 11"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 4", height 10' 7"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 9' 9"), pool number 2,501,000. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WC 26225: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: A405; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 6 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 6 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 2; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 156,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 63,100 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.57; Rate per Mile: 0.064. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug 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 27 June 2022 at 08:58. 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.