17 September 1998
Metra scoots, diesel locomotives, and freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Wisconsin Central 84380 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car stopped on a siding near the O'Hare Transfer station.|
WC 84380, WC, Covered hopper 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/1998/09/98917l20.jpg] NEW 14 February 2000
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Equipment characteristics of WC 84380: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 59,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,700 pounds, dry capacity 3,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 41' 11", width 10' 8", height 14' 9"), pool number 2,504,020. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]
Railcar fleet details for WC 84380: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 41 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 59,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.94; Rate per Mile: 0.080. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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