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.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Transportation Equipment 5885 Four-bay covered hopper car on the Schiller Park north yard leads.|
TEIX 5885, TEIX, 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/1999/10/99a04022.jpg] NEW 12 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of TEIX 5885: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 69,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 193,900 pounds, dry capacity 5,700 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 64' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for TEIX 5885: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 64 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 69,100 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.453. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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