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Date Photographed

6 April 1999

Freight cars at the Elk Grove Village yard.

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Chicago & North Western 11111 Bay-window steel caboose in the Elk Grove Village yard.

CNW 11111, CNW, Caboose, Freight cars, CNW CC165, photographed on 6 April 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/04/99406a16.jpg] NEW 10 February 2000

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CNW 11111 was built in 1966, capacity 88, length 30' 0", width 8' 1", height 6' 11". CNW 11111 caboose series (C&NW series CC165) (CNW 11106-11144, 5 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 2. Courtesy of Chicago and North Western Final Freight Car Roster, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 98-073877, 1999, page 225.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 11111: AAR car type M930 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 44,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 142,000 pounds, load limit 98,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 30' 0", height 14' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 11111: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: NE; Outside Length: 30 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: M930; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 3 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 44,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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