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Wisconsin Central (SSAM) 43353

Box car

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Wisconsin Central (SSAM) 43353 Box car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.

SSAM 43353, 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/1998/09/98917l06.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of SSAM 43353: AAR car type A403 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 69,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 151,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,504 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 10", width 10' 0", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 52' 8", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 10' 5"), pool number 2,501,312. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for SSAM 43353: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 59 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: A403; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 0 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 6 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 4; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,504 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 151,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 69,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.44; Rate per Mile: 0.067. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, centered, sliding; 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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