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General American Marks (GATX) 13289

Tank car

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A brand new Ford F-250 pickup truck, or what is left of one.

(TTGX 253757, GATX 13289, Autorack oops, TTGX, Autorack cars, Freight cars, GATX, Tank cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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A brand new Ford F-250 pickup truck, or what is left of one.

(TTGX 253757, GATX 13289, Autorack oops, TTGX, Autorack cars, Freight cars, GATX, Tank cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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Top of the tank car shows some of the damage, apparently caused by a Ford F-250 pickup truck that was previously a resident of the preceeding autorack car.

(TTGX 253757, GATX 13289, Autorack oops, TTGX, Autorack cars, Freight cars, GATX, Tank cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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What is left of a brand new Ford F-250 pickup truck has pushed through the rear of the autorack car, onto the following tank car.

(TTGX 253757, GATX 13289, Autorack oops, TTGX, Autorack cars, Freight cars, GATX, Tank cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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General American Marks (GATX) 13289 Tank car after being damaged, apparently by a brand new Ford F-250 pickup truck from the preceeding autorack car. Notice the tire tracks along the top of the car, and the HAZMAT placard on the car (1760, UN 8).What is left of a brand new Ford F-250 pickup truck has pushed through the rear of the autorack car, onto the following tank car.

(GATX 13289, Autorack oops, GATX, Tank cars, Freight cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of GATX 13289: AAR car type T105 (tank car), plate type B, tare weight 59,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 203,700 pounds, wet capacity 20,842, external dimensions (length 56' 3", width 10' 7", height 14' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for GATX 13289: Tank Car, Mechanical Designation: T; Outside Length: 56 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: T105; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 8 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 1; Draft Gear: 77; Tare Weight: 59,300 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.326. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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.