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Past Additions -- 2000

8 February 2000

Freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station in July 1998, mostly Wisconsin Central covered hoppers and box cars.

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Duluth, Missage and Iron Range 87797 gondola car in a passing freight train at the O'Hare Transfer station.

DMIR 87797, DMIR, Open gondola 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/1998/07/98730d03.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of DMIR 87797: AAR car type G514 (unequipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 64,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 199,000 pounds, dry capacity 1,995 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 7", width 10' 5", height 7' 7"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for DMIR 87797: Unequipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GB; Outside Length: 56 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: G514; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 4 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 7 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 1,995 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 194,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 64,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.62; Rate per Mile: 0.133. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 13 March 2024 at 23:04. 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.