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Date Photographed

4 October 1999

Many freight cars and a few locomotives at the Schiller Park yard, and a few stopped near the O'Hare Transfer station.

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Soo Line 122942 Three-bay covered hopper car on the Schiller Park north yard leads.

SOO 122942, SOO, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a04015.jpg] NEW 12 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of SOO 122942: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 224,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,300 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 55' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 1,050,217. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for SOO 122942: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 55 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 1 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 61,600 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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