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Missouri Pacific (UP) 375977 Box car at dusk in the Proviso yard.

MP 375977, MP, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926s06.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of MP 375977: AAR car type A603 (equipped box car), plate type F, tare weight 81,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 181,800 pounds, dry capacity 6,635 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 68' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 60' 9", width 9' 6", height 11' 6"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 11' 0"), pool number 8,020,272. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for MP 375977: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 68 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A603; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 60 ft 9 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 4 in; Side Door Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 5; Plate Clearance: F; Trans. Code: C; Lining: S; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,635 cu ft; Tare Weight: 81,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, staggered; Floor Type: Steel. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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