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Date Photographed

17 September 1998

Metra scoots, diesel locomotives, and freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station.

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Wisconsin Central 28145 Box car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.

WC 28145, WC, 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/1998/09/98917c10.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of WC 28145: AAR car type A405 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 70,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 149,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,080 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 11", width 10' 7", height 15' 0"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 5", height 10' 7"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 9' 9"), pool number 2,507,340. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for WC 28145: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: A405; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 11 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 2; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 24; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 145,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 70,200 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.56; Rate per Mile: 0.063. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 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.