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Chicago & North Western 490138 Four-bay covered hopper car on the CSX Altenheim Sub.

CNW 490138, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by Thrall, CNW CL901, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/10/99a25562.jpg] NEW 26 October 1999

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CNW 490138 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL901) (CNW 490000-490999, 1000 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 5 cars on heavy bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 7. Courtesy of Chicago and North Western Final Freight Car Roster, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 98-073877, 1999, page 228.]

Car markings on CNW 490138: LD LMT 197600, LT WT 65400, plate C, EXW 10-8 H 8-9, EW 806 H 15-0, CU FT 5250, BLT 11-93, [built by] Thrall (Job 771), 2 inch HF comp shoes. [25 October 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 490138: AAR car type C314 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 65,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 220,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,260 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 8,021,335. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 490138: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C314; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: R; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 65,400 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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