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.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Northcourt Capital (NCUX) 50100 Three-bay covered hopper car and American Car Foundry 51548 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car [distant] stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.|
NCUX 50100, ACFX 51548, NCUX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, photographed on 17 September 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98917f17.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000
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Equipment characteristics of NCUX 50100: AAR car type C614 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 70,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 215,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]
Railcar fleet details for NCUX 50100: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 2 in; AAR Car Type Code: C614; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 1; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 66; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 215,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 70,400 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 3 June 2023 at 10:41. 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.