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Commonwealth Edison 2283

Open coal gondola car

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Commonwealth Edison 2283 Open coal gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(CWEX 2283, 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 2283 Open coal gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

(CWEX 2283, 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 2283: AAR car type J311 (gondola car), plate type B, tare weight 44,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 241,300 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 2283: 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: 44,700 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.