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Chicago & North Western 164108

Plug-door box car

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Herald on the side of Chicago & North Western 164108 Plug-door box car while it was in the Proviso North Yard.

CNW 164108, Heralds, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CA182, other, photographed on 31 October 1998 at Proviso North Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a31o05.jpg]

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CNW 164108 was built in 1967, capacity 189, length 50' 6", width 9' 4", height 11' 1", door opening 10' 0". CNW 164108 equipped box series (C&NW series CA182) (CNW 164000-164149, 148 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 1 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 1. 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 164108: AAR car type A435 (equipped box car), plate type E, tare weight 75,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 187,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,224 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 9", width 10' 6", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 4", height 11' 1"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 5"), pool number 8,027,000. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 164108: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XL; Outside Length: 58 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: A435; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 6 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 6 in; Side Door Type: 2; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: E; Trans. Code: R; Lining: L; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,224 cu ft; Tare Weight: 75,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Stationary Belt Rails (See G-3). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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