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Past Additions -- 1999

21 November 1999

Loaded CSX Transportation ballast train stopped at the O'Hare Transfer Metra station in February 1999.

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Wisconsin Central 83117 Covered hopper car passing the O'Hare Transfer station.

WC 83117, WC, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 17 February 1999 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/02/99217f18.jpg] NEW 21 November 1999

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Equipment characteristics of WC 83117: AAR car type C314 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 65,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,250 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 2,640,007. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for WC 83117: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: C314; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: C; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 65,900 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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