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Southern 524862

Box car

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Southern 524862 Box car in a freight train passing through the Schiller Park yard.

SOU 524862, SOU, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 October 1999 at Schiller Park yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/10/99a01674.jpg] NEW 2 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of SOU 524862: AAR car type A302 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 66,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 153,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 5", width 10' 8", height 15' 5"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 3"), pool number 5,551,032. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for SOU 524862: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 55 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: A302; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: G; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Tare Weight: 66,400 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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