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Chicago Freight Car Company 900003

Four-outlet open ballast hopper car

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Chicago Freight Car Company 900003 Four-outlet open ballast hopper car on Schmidt Siding at the Illinois Railway Museum.

CRDX 900003, 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/1999/10/99a18630.jpg] NEW 23 October 1999

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Car markings on CRDX 900003: LD LMT 171600, LT WT 48400, HRC 5-95, BLT 9-55, EXW 10-8 11-11, EW 10-0-11-12-2, CU FT 2003. Cast iron brake shoes. [18 October 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CRDX 900003: AAR car type M110 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 47,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 172,600 pounds, dry capacity 2,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 37' 9", width 10' 2", height 13' 2"), internal dimensions (length 29' 3", width 9' 5". [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CRDX 900003: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: MWB; Outside Length: 37 ft 9 in; AAR Car Type Code: M110; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 2 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: 12 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: X; Outlets: 4; Trans Cond Code: A; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 47,400 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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