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.
|Dow Chemical 20833 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Schiller Park north yard leads.|
DOWX 20833, DOWX, 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/1999/10/99a04201.jpg] NEW 7 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of DOWX 20833: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 66,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 196,900 pounds, dry capacity 5,850 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 61' 10", width 10' 6", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for DOWX 20833: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 61 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: S; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 66,100 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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