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CNW 69939 in Norma yard.

CNW 69939, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL467, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Norma yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99913639.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999

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CNW 69939 was built between 1974 and 1975, capacity 100, length 48' 11", width 9' 11", capacity 4180 cubic inches, Airslide. CNW 69939 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL467) (CNW 69939-69954, 27 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 3 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 6. 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 227.]

Car markings on CNW 69939: LD LMT 192800, LT WT 70200, NEW 4-75, EXW 10-8 H 13-2, EW 10-2 H 13-11, CU FT 4180. [13 September 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 69939: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 70,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 192,800 pounds, dry capacity 4,180 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 8", height 14' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 69939: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C413; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 2 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 4 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 70,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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