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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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Atlantic & Western 102780 Box car in the Schiller Park yard.

ATW 102780, ATW, Box cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a04256.jpg] NEW 8 October 1999

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Equipment characteristics of ATW 102780: AAR car type A402 (equipped box car), plate type C, tare weight 62,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 157,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,277 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 8", width 10' 8", height 15' 4"), internal dimensions (length 50' 6", width 9' 6", height 11' 0"), side door (width 10' 0", height 10' 4"), pool number 4,006,900. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for ATW 102780: Equipped Box Car, Mechanical Designation: XP; Outside Length: 59 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: A402; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 50 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 4 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 8 in; Side Door Height: 10 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Width: 10 ft 0 in; Side Door Type: 14; Plate Clearance: C; Trans. Code: C; Lining: U; Floor Strength: 5; Draft Gear: 15; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,277 cu ft; Tare Weight: 62,600 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.85; Rate per Mile: 0.078. Special Characteristics; Door Type: Single Sliding Doors, centered; Floor Type: Nailable Steel (includes alternate wood and steel floor); Fittings: Anchor, Lading Strap. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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