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Waukegan UP yard

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Looking down from the highway bridge

CNW 717078, CNW, Box cars, Freight cars, CNW CB122, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904350.jpg] NEW 29 September 1999

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The Waukegan UP yard is located to the north of the Waukegan Metra station, with scoot storage tracks immediately to the east of the station.

CNW 717078 was built in 1978, capacity 154, length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 11", door opening 10' 0". CNW 717078 standard box series (C&NW series CB122) (CNW 717000-717197, 191 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 3 cars on heavy bad order, 4 cars on medium bad order). [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 717078: AAR car type A302 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 60,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 159,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,340 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 6", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 10' 11"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 4"), pool number 8,029,405. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 717078: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: R; Lining: W; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 60,200 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.58; Rate per Mile: 0.062. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap, Door Only. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 14 May 2024 at 01:03. 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.