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Illinois Central 799463

Covered hopper car

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

Rail yards need to store a wide variety of material, typically stored in an orderly mess. Looking north across the yard. In the background are coal cars CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, and additional cars. The next track holds CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, and additional cars. 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

Waukegan UP yard, Yard material, CWEX 8165, CWEX 8216, CWEX 3029, CWEX 8076, CWEX 2360, CWEX 1926, CWEX 2442, CWEX 1673, CNW 11767, MSTL 1224, CNW 5659, AEX 5803, ACFX 52548, PQX 230, IC 799463, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, Places, 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/1999/11/99b06183.jpg] NEW 8 November 1999

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Equipment characteristics of IC 799463: AAR car type C314 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 63,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 222,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,150 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 3,506,082. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for IC 799463: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 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: 9 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 63,500 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 22 February 2024 at 18:23. 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.