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Past Additions -- 1999

21 October 1999

Photos of freight and MOW cars in the Elk Grove Village and Norma yards, taken on visits last month.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

ACFX 37772 on an industrial siding near the Elk Grove Village yard.

ACFX 37772, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99913619.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of ACFX 37772: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 68,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 270,000 pounds, load limit 201,700 pounds, dry capacity 5,700 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 64' 6", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ACFX 37772: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 64 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 68,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.520. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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