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Date Photographed

19 December 1998

Locomotives and freight cars at the Proviso yard.

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Chicago & North Western 460937 Four-bay covered hopper car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

CNW 460937, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW unlisted, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c19a09.jpg]

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Equipment characteristics of CNW 460937: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 60,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 202,700 pounds, dry capacity 4,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 0", width 10' 8", height 14' 11"), pool number 8,020,070. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 460937: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 10 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Lower Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 60,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.64; Rate per Mile: 0.077. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [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.