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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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Chicago & North Western 11111 Bay-window steel caboose in the Elk Grove Village yard.

CNW 11111, CNW, Caboose, Freight cars, CNW CC165, photographed on 21 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99921056.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999

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CNW 11111 was built in 1966, capacity 88, length 30' 0", width 8' 1", height 6' 11". CNW 11111 caboose series (C&NW series CC165) (CNW 11106-11144, 5 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 11111: AAR car type M930 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 44,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 142,000 pounds, load limit 98,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 30' 0", height 14' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 11111: 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: 14 ft 3 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 44,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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