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Date Photographed

27 September 1998

Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Chicago & North Western 201575 Four-outlet open ballast hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CNW 201575, CNW, Ballast hopper cars, Open hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CX102, photographed on 27 September 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98927c06.jpg]

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CNW 201575 MK ballast car, maintenance of way series (C&NW series CX102) (CNW 201527-201626, 76 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 3 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 16. Courtesy of Chicago and North Western Final Freight Car Roster, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 98-073877, 1999, page 232.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 201575: AAR car type M110 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 50,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 169,500 pounds, external dimensions (length 37' 9", width 10' 7", height 7' 7"), internal dimensions (length 35' 0", width 10' 0", height 3' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 201575: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWB; Outside Length: 37 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: M110; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 35 ft 0 in; Outside Extreme Height: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Width: 10 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 3 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Trans Cond Code: A; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 50,500 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.