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13 October 1998

Chicago & North Western locomotive and freight cars in the Proviso Yard. The Artrain in Addison (Illinois) in October 1998.

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Chicago & North Western 95788 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CNW 95788, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL113, photographed on 13 October 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a13h09.jpg]

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CNW 95788 was built in 1965, capacity 200, length 29' 3", width 9' 11", capacity 2600 cubic inches. CNW 95788 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL113) (CNW 95650-95869, 188 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 4 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 6. 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 227.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 95788: AAR car type C311 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 58,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 204,300 pounds, dry capacity 2,600 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 37' 9", width 10' 7", height 14' 9"), pool number 8,020,288. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 95788: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 37 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C311; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 58,700 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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