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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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Lamolle Valley Railroad Company 4143 Box car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.

LVRC 4143, LVRC, 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/1998/09/98917h05.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of LVRC 4143: AAR car type A403 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 62,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 157,900 pounds, dry capacity 5,227 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 10' 3"), pool number 5,100,250. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for LVRC 4143: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 56 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A403; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 2 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 5; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,227 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 157,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 62,100 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.76; Rate per Mile: 0.076. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, staggered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 11 June 2020 at 00:47. 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.