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Date Photographed

15 December 1998

UP locomotives at the Proviso yard and IHB and WC locomotives at Norpaul yard.

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Southern 528787 Box car in the Proviso yard.

SOU 528787, SOU, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c15c09.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of SOU 528787: AAR car type A302 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 65,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 154,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 10' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for SOU 528787: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 3 in; Plate Clearance: C; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 220,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 154,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 65,900 lbs. Special Characteristics. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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.