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Waukegan UP yard

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PQ Corporation 230 ACF Center Flow four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

PQX 230, PQX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06389.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999

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The Waukegan UP yard is located to the north of the Waukegan Metra station, with scoot storage tracks immediately to the east of the station.

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]

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