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Wisconsin Central 28290 Box car in a freight train passing through the Schiller Park yard.

WC 28290, WC, 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/1999/10/99a01680.jpg] NEW 2 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of WC 28290: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type B, tare weight 63,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 156,400 pounds, dry capacity 4,974 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 6", height 14' 11"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 4", height 10' 6"), side door (width 10' 6", height 9' 11"), pool number 2,501,000. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for WC 28290: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 10 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 3 in; Side Door Height: 9 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 5 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 6 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 10 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: P; Lining: L; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 4,974 cu ft; Tare Weight: 63,600 lbs. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Specially Equipped/Designed for Class A Explosives (XM, XMI, XLI Types). [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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