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Chicago & North Western 156184 Box car in the Elk Grove Village yard.

CNW 156184, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB190, photographed on 29 September 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98929c17.jpg]

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CNW 156184 was built in 1977, capacity 154, length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 7", door opening 10' 0". CNW 156184 standard box series (C&NW series CB190) (CNW 155600-156199, 573 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 12 cars on heavy bad order, 3 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 2. 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 225.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 156184: AAR car type A432 (equipped box car), plate type B, tare weight 63,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 156,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,067 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 11", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 6"), side door (width 10' 0", height 9' 10"), pool number 8,029,400. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 156184: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XL; Outside Length: 57 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: A432; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 9 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,067 cu ft; Tare Weight: 63,400 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.