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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 7309

Steel coil car

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 7309 Steel coil car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).The Mannhiem Road bridge can be seen in the background.

(EJE 7309, EJE, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 October 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 7309 Steel coil car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).The Mannhiem Road bridge can be seen in the background.

(EJE 7309, EJE, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 October 1998 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of EJE 7309: AAR car type E641 (equipped gondola), plate type B, roof type 2 (removable roof), tare weight 79,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 315,000 pounds, load limit 235,800 pounds, dry capacity 400 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 4", width 10' 4", height 13' 4"), internal dimensions (length 53' 4", width 7' 4", height 7' 5"), pool number 2,380,027. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for EJE 7309: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBSR; Outside Length: 60 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: E641; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Inside Length: 53 ft 4 in; Outside Extreme Height: 13 ft 4 in; Inside Width: 7 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 2 ft 3 in; Inside Height: 7 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 5 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: N; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Floor Trough: T; Roof Type: 2; Draft Gear: 20; Tare Weight: 79,200 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.