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Wisconsin Central 27309

Box car

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An unidentified WC locomotive [behind shed, left], Wisconsin Central 6004 Diesel-electric locomotive, Wisconsin Central 6529 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive, Wisconsin Central 6651 GM EMD FP45 diesel-electric locomotive, and Wisconsin Central 27309 Box car are stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.

WC 6004, WC 6529, WC 6651, WC 27309, WC, WC locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD SD45, GM EMD FP45, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 17 September 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98917a09.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of WC 27309: AAR car type A405 (equipped box car), plate type B, tare weight 61,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 158,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,076 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 0"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 7"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 9' 9"), pool number 2,501,000. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WC 27309: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A405; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 10 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 3 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 2; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,076 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 152,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,400 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Steel. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 22 August 2023 at 02:58. 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.