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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.

MP 721973 in Norma yard.

MP 721973, MP, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Norma yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99913675.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of MP 721973: AAR car type C413 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 8 (round roof hatch offset from center line of car), tare weight 71,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 191,700 pounds, dry capacity 4,566 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for MP 721973: 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: 15 ft 3 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 2; Trans. Code: W; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 8; Draft Gear: 77; Cubic Ft Capacity: 4,566 cu ft; Tare Weight: 71,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 1.82; Rate per Mile: 0.126. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch offset from center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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