6 November 1999
Metra equipment at the Clybourn and Waukegan stations. Freight and MOW cars in the Waukegan yard. Includes a variety of shots of several empty Commonwealth Edison coal hopper cars.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|FMC 51674 ACF Center Flow three-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan UP yard.|
FMLX 51674, FMLX, 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/1999/11/99b06462.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999
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Equipment characteristics of FMLX 51674: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 65,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 220,400 pounds, dry capacity 5,100 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 58' 1", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
Railcar fleet details for FMLX 51674: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 58 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 66; Tare Weight: 65,600 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.537. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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