Past Additions -- 1999
24 September 1999
A variety of photos, taken on several days in September, including Metra scoots, maintenance of way equipment, and freight equipment at the Elk Grove Village yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago & North Western 11047 Bay-window steel caboose in the Elk Grove Village yard.|
CNW 11047, CNW, Caboose, Freight cars, CNW CC150, photographed on 21 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99921048.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999
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CNW 11047 was built between 1959 and 1960, capacity 88, length 30' 0", width 8' 1", height 6' 11". CNW 11047 caboose series (C&NW series CC150) (CNW 10904-11047, 16 cars owned in this series in June 1995). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 2. 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 225.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 11047: AAR car type M930 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 45,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 142,000 pounds, load limit 97,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 30' 0", height 13' 9"), height 3' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for CNW 11047: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: NE; Outside Length: 30 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: M930; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 9 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 45,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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