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Iowa Traction 4313 Double-door box car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

IATR 4313, IATR, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a18d09.jpg] NEW! 3 March 2000

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Equipment characteristics of IATR 4313: AAR car type A403 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 65,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 155,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,344 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 3"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 1"), side door ( width 16' 0", height 10' 5"), pool number 8,027,274. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, March 2000]

Railcar fleet details for IATR 4313: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: A403; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 3 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 1 in; Side Door Width: 16 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 4; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: D; Trans Cond Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,344 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 65,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.75; Rate per Mile: 0.078. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Double Sliding Doors, centered, sliding; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]

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