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Canadian National 621243 Centerbeam bulkhead flat car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CNIS 621243, CNIS, Centerbeam flat cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a18d06.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of CNIS 621243: AAR car type F343 (flat car), plate type C, tare weight 75,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 187,500 pounds, external dimensions (length 75' 8", width 10' 1", height 15' 1"), internal dimensions (length 66' 8", width 10' 0", pool number 1,038,020. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CNIS 621243: Flat Car, Mechanical Designation: FB; Outside Length: 75 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: F343; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 1 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 2 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: P; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 187,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 75,500 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.76; Rate per Mile: 0.060. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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