15 December 1998
UP locomotives at the Proviso yard and IHB and WC locomotives at Norpaul yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|PLM (PCSX) 1116 Three-bay rib-sided covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.|
PCSX 1116, PCSX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 15 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c15c12.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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Equipment characteristics of PCSX 1116: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 56,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 206,700 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 8", width 10' 5", height 14' 11"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
Railcar fleet details for PCSX 1116: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 200,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 56,300 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.109. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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