18 October 1999
Ten Chicago Freight Car Company ballast hoppers at the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago Freight Car Company 900063 Four-outlet open ballast hopper car on Station Track 2 at the Illinois Railway Museum. Ballast was dumped the previous afternnon and is awaiting tamping. A Union Pacific auto rack road job can be seen passing westbound on the Belvidere Subdivision [to the right].|
CRDX 900063, CRDX, Ballast hopper cars, Open hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, photographed on 18 October 1999 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [irm/1999/10/99a18422.jpg] NEW 23 October 1999
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Equipment characteristics of CRDX 900063: AAR car type M110 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 48,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 172,000 pounds, dry capacity 2,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 37' 0", width 10' 1", height 13' 2"), internal dimensions (length 29' 3", width 9' 5". [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for CRDX 900063: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWB; Outside Length: 37 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: M110; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 1 in; Inside Length: 29 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 2 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Height: 9 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Outlets: 4; Trans Cond Code: A; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 48,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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