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Past Additions -- 1999

8 October 1999

Photos of freight cars in the Schiller Park yard, taken this week on 4 October.

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Cole Rail Inc. (Golden West Service) 512233 Three-bay covered hopper car on the north leads into the Schiller Park yard.

CRLE 512233, CRLE, 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/1999/10/99a04239.jpg] NEW 8 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of CRLE 512233: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 68,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,600 pounds, dry capacity 4,460 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 10", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"), pool number 8,022,500. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CRLE 512233: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 53 ft 10 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 68,400 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.22; Rate per Mile: 0.061. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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