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Chicago & North Western 406029

Three-bay covered hopper car

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CNW 69939 in Norma yard.

CNW 406029, CNW 69939, UP 20338, Norma Yard, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL902, CNW CL467, UP, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Norma yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99913653.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999

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CNW 406029 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL902) (CNW 406000-406031, 32 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 7. 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 228.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 406029: AAR car type C414 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 64,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 6", height 15' 1"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 406029: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C414; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Lower Eaves Width: 8 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 6; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,500 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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