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.
|NCUX 30016 on the north leads into the Schiller Park yard.|
NCUX 30016, NCUX, 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/1999/10/99a04049.jpg] NEW 12 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of NCUX 30016: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 61,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 224,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,161 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for NCUX 30016: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 3 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 10 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,161 cu ft; Tare Weight: 61,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.512. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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