Freight Cars

Greenville 1969 Chicago & North Western 110509
Greenville 1969
Chicago & North Western 110509
Description:Steel Ballast Car

Equipment Information

Chicago & North Western 110509 is a welded all-steel ballast car built for hauling rock ballast and other aggregate. Very similar to a standard hopper car, ballast cars were designed with doors in the bottom set to dump the car’s contents to the side of the tracks. This car was originally built to haul iron ore and was only later placed into ballast service.

Builder: Greenville Steel Car
Year built: 1969
Length: 36ft 1in
Width: 10ft 5in
Height: 10ft 10in
Weight: 53000
Brakes: ABD
Trucks: Barber S2
Description: Steel Ballast Car
Arrived: 2007
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

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