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Waukegan UP yard

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Illinois Central 799463 Covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.

IC 799463, IC, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06393.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.

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]

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