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Past Additions -- 1999

7 December 1999

Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville and Schiller Park rail yards in Fall 1998.

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I&M Rail Link 50009 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car in the Bensenville rail yard.

IMRL 50009, IMRL, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Ex SOO, photographed on 25 August 1998 at Bensenville rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/08/98825i12.jpg] NEW 7 December 1999

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Car markings on IMRL 50009: CAPY 196000, LD LMT 197700, LT WT 65300, SOO 12-82. [25 August 1998]

Equipment characteristics of IMRL 50009: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 64,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 203,200 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 9", width 10' 6", height 15' 0"), pool number 3,790,012. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for IMRL 50009: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,800 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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