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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 6898

Steel coil car

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 6898 Steel coil car on the CSX Altenheim Sub.

(EJE 6898, EJE, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of EJE 6898: AAR car type E441 (equipped gondola), plate type B, roof type 2 (removable roof), tare weight 69,600 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 193,400 pounds, dry capacity 1,325 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 8", width 10' 1", height 13' 10"), internal dimensions (length 48' 0", width 9' 6", height 3' 10"), pool number 2,380,007. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for EJE 6898: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBSR; Outside Length: 57 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: E441; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 1 in; Inside Length: 48 ft 0 in; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 9 in; Inside Height: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 3 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: C; Lining: W; Floor Trough: T; Roof Type: 2; Draft Gear: 20; Cubic Ft Capacity: 1,325 cu ft; Tare Weight: 69,600 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.66; Rate per Mile: 0.073. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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