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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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Corinth & Counce 6568 Box car on the Schiller Park north yard leads.

CCR 6568, CCR, Box 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/1999/10/99a04029.jpg] NEW 12 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of CCR 6568: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 61,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 159,000 pounds, dry capacity 5,347 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 3", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 2"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 5"), pool number 4,006,900. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CCR 6568: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 57 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 9 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Side Door Type: 14; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 10; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,347 cu ft; Tare Weight: 61,000 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.52; Rate per Mile: 0.061. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor), reinforced; Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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