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.
|Wisconsin Central 84583 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.|
WC 84583, WC, Covered 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/1998/07/98730n17.jpg] NEW 8 February 2000
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Equipment characteristics of WC 84583: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 57,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 228,400 pounds, dry capacity 3,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 41' 11", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"), pool number 2,504,020. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]
Railcar fleet details for WC 84583: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 41 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 66; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 57,600 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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