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.
|General Electric Railcar Services Corporation (NAHX) 45215 Three-bay covered hopper cars in the Waukegan UP yard.|
NAHX 45215, NAHX, 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/1999/11/99b06464.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999
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Equipment characteristics of NAHX 45215: AAR car type C112 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 59,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,500 pounds, dry capacity 3,508 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 51' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 1"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
Railcar fleet details for NAHX 45215: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 51 ft 2 in; AAR Car Type Code: C112; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 1 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 7 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 3,508 cu ft; Tare Weight: 59,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.109. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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