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Past Additions -- 2000

14 February 2000

Diesel locomotives and freight cars near the O'Hare Transfer station in July 1998. With this update this photo collection now has more than 3,500 photographs, and over 2,100 with large images.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Wisconsin Central (SSAM) 47617 Box car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.

SSAM 47617, 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/1998/09/98917d05.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000

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Railcar fleet details for SSAM 47617: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 4 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 9 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Lining: S; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,100 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.74; Rate per Mile: 0.074. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 10 September 2020 at 23:32. 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.