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.
|Union Tank Car Company (UTCX) 58810 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Elk Grove Village yard.|
UTCX 58810, UTCX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 21 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99921054.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999
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Equipment characteristics of UTCX 58810: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 65,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,800 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 65' 1", width 10' 7", height 15' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for UTCX 58810: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 65 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 11 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 65,200 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.478. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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