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Commonwealth Edison 1649

Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 1649 Open coal gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(CWEX 1649, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Commonwealth Edison 1649 Open coal gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(CWEX 1649, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of CWEX 1649: AAR car type J311 (gondola car), plate type B, tare weight 44,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 241,600 pounds, dry capacity 4,437 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 12' 10"), internal dimensions (length 47' 9", width 9' 9", height 11' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CWEX 1649: Gondola Car - GT, Mechanical Designation: GT; Outside Length: 53 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: J311; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 47 ft 9 in; Outside Extreme Height: 12 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 9 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 4 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Cubic Ft Capacity: 4,437 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 241,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 44,400 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.015. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.