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PQ Corporation 230

ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Looking north through the yard, on the left track are coal cars CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, and another car. The MOW cars are C&NW 11767, M&StL 1224, and C&NW 5659. The covered hoppers include AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463 The covered hopper string includes AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, and IC 799463.

Waukegan UP yard, CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, CNW 11767, MSTL 1224, CNW 5659, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, CNW, MOW air dump cars, MOW cars, CNW CX201, MSTL, Flat cars, MSTL MX401, MOW gondola cars, CNW CG010, AEX, Covered hopper cars, ACFX, Built by ACF, PQX, IC, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06155.jpg] NEW 8 November 1999

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Car markings on PQX 230: LD LMT 208200, LT WT 56800, NEW 7-74, 2" HP COMP SHOES, ACF Center Flow. [6 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of PQX 230: AAR car type C111 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 56,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 206,300 pounds, dry capacity 2,970 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 43' 2", width 10' 4", height 14' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for PQXX 230: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 43 ft 2 in; AAR Car Type Code: C111; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 2; Outlets: 2; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 56,700 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.243. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 11 March 2020 at 02:12. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.