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.
|Burlington Northern 481714 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Elk Grove Village yard.|
BN 481714, BN, 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/1999/09/99921137.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999
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Equipment characteristics of BN 481714: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 62,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 205,800 pounds, dry capacity 4,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 7", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 7,776,632. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for BN 481714: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 10 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 3 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 62,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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