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.
|I&M Rail Link 50103 Rib-sided three-bay covered hopper car on the Schiller Park north yard leads.|
IMRL 50103, IMRL, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Ex SOO, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a04028.jpg] NEW 12 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of IMRL 50103: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 64,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 203,100 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 9", width 10' 6", height 15' 0"), pool number 3,790,012. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for IMRL 50103: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,900 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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