17 September 1998
Metra scoots, diesel locomotives, and freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Wisconsin Central (SSAM) 20017 Box car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.|
SSAM 20017, SSAM, 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/1998/09/98917b05.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000
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Railcar fleet details for SSAM 20017: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 58 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 3 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 1 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Lining: S; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,344 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 195,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 67,500 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.78; Rate per Mile: 0.074. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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