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Rail Box 33888

Box car

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Rail Box 33888 Box car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.

RBOX 33888, RBOX, 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/1998/07/98730l12.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of RBOX 33888: AAR car type B314 (unequipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 62,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 157,700 pounds, dry capacity 5,290 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 7", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 10' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for RBOX 33888: Unequipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XM; Outside Length: 55 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: B314; 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 0 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 62,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.68; Rate per Mile: 0.075. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Specially Equipped/Designed for Class A Explosives (XM, XMI, XLI Types). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.