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Chicago & North Western 129167

MOW open gondola car

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Looking west into the yard, with Commonwealth Edison coal hopper cars in the background

CNW 129167, CNW 129389, CNW, MOW gondola cars, Open gondola cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, CNW CG541, CNW CG542, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904376.jpg] NEW 29 September 1999

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CNW 129167 was built between 1951 and 1952, capacity 154, length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 3' 3", nailable wood floor. CNW 129167 gondola series (C&NW series CG541) (CNW 129013-129229, 106 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 8 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 4. 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 226.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 129167: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 59,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 160,100 pounds, dry capacity 1,646 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 8", height 7' 0"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 3' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, April 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 129167: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWM; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: M190; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 7 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 6 ft 8 in; Inside Height: 3 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Height: 7 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: S; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 1,646 cu ft; Tare Weight: 59,200 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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