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Minnesota, Dakota & Western 8157

Box car

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Minnesota, Dakota & Western 8157 Box car in the Bensenville rail yard.

MDW 8157, MDW, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 August 1998 at Bensenville rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/08/98825h16.jpg] NEW! 8 April 2000

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Equipment characteristics of MDW 8157: AAR car type A406 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 68,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,200 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 12' 0", height 10' 3"), pool number 8,027,276. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, April 2000]

Railcar fleet details for MDW 8157: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 58 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A406; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 12 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 6 in; Side Door Type: 2; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: C; Lining: S; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 194,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 68,800 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.87; Rate per Mile: 0.079. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, April 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.