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Date Photographed

27 December 1998

Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village rail yard.

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Louisville and Wadley 9154 Box car in the Elk Grove Village yard.

LW 9154, LW, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 27 December 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c27a95.jpg] NEW! 6 April 2000

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Equipment characteristics of LW 9154: AAR car type A405 (equipped box car), plate type F, tare weight 71,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 214,300 pounds, dry capacity 6,269 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 0", width 10' 8", height 17' 0"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 13' 0"), side door ( width 10' 0", height 12' 4"), pool number 7,460,008. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, April 2000]

Railcar fleet details for LW 9154: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 58 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: A405; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 17 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 2 in; Inside Height: 13 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 16 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 12 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 16 ft 6 in; Side Door Type: 2; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: F; Star Stencil: M; Trans. Code: D; Trans Cond Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 6; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,269 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 210,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 71,700 lbs.. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, April 2000]

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