30 July 1998
Metra scoots and freight cars (mostly Wisconsin Central covered hoppers and box cars) at the O'Hare Transfer station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Norfolk Southern (SOU) 76979 Open hopper car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.|
SOU 76979, SOU, Open hopper 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/1998/07/98730e08.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000
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Equipment characteristics of SOU 76979: AAR car type H350 (unequipped Hopper), plate type B, tare weight 68,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 217,100 pounds, dry capacity 3,600 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 9", width 10' 8", height 12' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]
Railcar fleet details for SOU 76979: Unequipped Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: HT; Outside Length: 54 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: H350; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: I; Outlets: 8; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 217,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 68,900 lbs.. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]
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