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Date Photographed

21 September 1999

A late afternoon visit to the Elk Grove Village rail yard found an interesting variety of freight cars.

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Canadian National 406263 Box car in the Elk Grove Village yard.

CNA 406263, CNA, Box 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/1999/09/99921055.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999

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Equipment characteristics of CNA 406263: AAR car type A405 (equipped box car), plate type F, tare weight 72,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 213,300 pounds, dry capacity 6,200 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 11", width 10' 8", height 16' 10"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 12' 11"), side door (width 10' 0", height 12' 4"), pool number 1,038,005. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNA 406263: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 58 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: A405; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 16 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 15 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 12 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Height: 16 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 12 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 2; Plate Clearance: F; Star Stencil: M; Trans. Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 6; Draft Gear: 15; Tare Weight: 72,700 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Plug doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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