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Commonwealth Edison

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Commonwealth Edison is the the electric power utility for the Chicagoland area. They own a large fleet of coal cars that can frequently be seen throughout the Chicagoland area, often running as unit trains.

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Commonwealth Edison 5203   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 5414   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 5628   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 5667   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 5696   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 6081   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 6255   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 6297   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 6301   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 6302   Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison operates several coal-powered electricity generation plants, including one near the Waukegan (Illinois) UP yard. This yard has been a convenient and effective vantage point to photograph these cars. I've attempted to photograph several adjacent cars, individually and in a group, as a possible resource for modeling. They illustrate the similarity and uniqueness of individual cars, as far as features ordered, damage rapair, maintenance artifacts, as well as weathering are concerned.

Commonwealth Edison Co., Downers Grove, IL. [courtesy of The Pocket List of Railroad Officials, 2nd Quarter 1999]

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