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New York Central 508884

Open coal gondola car

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New York Central 508171 Open coal gondola car, New York Central 508884 Open coal gondola car, and New York Central 509117 Open coal gondola car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(NYC 508171, NYC 508884, NYC 509117, NYC, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

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New York Central 508884 Open coal gondola car in the UP (former C&NW) Proviso yard (Melrose Park, Illinois).

(NYC 508884, NYC, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso Yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of NYC 508884: AAR car type J311 (gondola car), plate type B, tare weight 59,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 226,700 pounds, dry capacity 4,000 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 11' 10"), internal dimensions (length 47' 8", width 9' 9", height 10' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for NYC 508884: 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 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 11 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 1 in; Inside Height: 10 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 11 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Tare Weight: 59,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.62; Rate per Mile: 0.133; Owned or Leased: Leased. Special Characteristics . [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.