Home
New
Location
Date
Full Roster
RR Roster
Random Photo
Number 7's Pick
Site Map
Help - About

Date Photographed

4 December 1998

UP locomotives at the Proviso yard.

Image Not Available

Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Chicago & North Western 350386 Gondola car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CNW 350386, CNW, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW CG549, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c04g13.jpg]

Previous  35 / 43
Next  37 / 43

CNW 350386 was built in 1981, capacity 190, length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 4' 6", GONX. CNW 350386 gondola series (C&NW series CG549) (CNW 350100-350499, 397 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 5. 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 350386: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 70,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,800 pounds, dry capacity 2,494 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 7", height 8' 8"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 0"), pool number 8,024,200. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 350386: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 8 ft 8 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 5 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: E; Trans Cond Code: R; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,494 cu ft; Tare Weight: 70,200 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.71; Rate per Mile: 0.082. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.