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New York Central 631289

Steel coil car

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New York Central 631289 Steel coil car on the CSX Altenheim Sub.

(NYC 631289, NYC, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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New York Central 631289 Steel coil car on the CSX Altenheim Sub.

(NYC 631289, NYC, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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TTGX 994924, CSXT 150086, and NYC 631289 [left to right] show how much higher the autostack cars are than standard-height cars.

(TTGX 994924, CSXT 150086, NYC 631289, TTGX, Autorack cars, Freight cars, CSXT, Box cars, NYC, Coil cars, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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New York Central 631289 Steel coil car on the CSX Altenheim Sub.

(NYC 631289, NYC, Coil cars, Freight cars, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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The autorack car TTGX 994924 is clearly much taller than the adjacent standard sized cars [near to far] SSAM 38657, NYC 631289, and CSXT 150086.

(SSAM 38657, NYC 631289, CSXT 150086, TTGX 994924, Autorack oops, SSAM, Centerbeam flat cars, Freight cars, NYC, Coil cars, CSXT, Box cars, TTGX, Autorack cars, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

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Each of the excess height autorack cars is damaged, while the standard height cars passed without difficulty. [near to far] SP 516759, SSAM 38657, NYC 631289, CSXT 150086, TTGX 994924, TTGX 99070, CSXT 485725, CNW 490138, CSXT 225021, ATSF 700136 and other cars.

(SP 516759, SSAM 38657, NYC 631289, CSXT 150086, TTGX 994924, TTGX 990770, CSXT 485725, CNW 490138, CSXT 225021, ATSF 700136, Autorack oops, SP, Autorack cars, Freight cars, SSAM, Centerbeam flat cars, NYC, Coil cars, CSXT, Box cars, TTGX, Open gondola cars, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Built by Thrall, CNW CL901, ATSF, index, photographed on 25 October 1999 at CSX Altenheim Sub).     Image size is available.

Car markings on NYC 631289: LT WT 69800, NEW 08-93, GBSR. Conrail Quality CoilSHIELD. Loading specification, maximum total coil load = 193,000 lbs., maximum coil diameter = 72 inches, maximum coil width = 72 inches, maximum coil width = 72 inches, maximum coil weight = 60,000 lbs., coil weights to be equally distributed in car, coils must be centered in troughs. [NYC mark overpainted, presumably on CR] [25 October 1999]

Equipment characteristics of NYC 631289: AAR car type E242 (equipped gondola), plate type C, roof type 2 (removable roof), tare weight 69,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 216,100 pounds, dry capacity 2,500 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 8", width 10' 8", height 11' 10"), internal dimensions (length 44' 6", width 7' 4", height 2' 7"), pool number 7,123,208. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for NYC 631289: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBSR; Outside Length: 59 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: E242; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 44 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 11 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 7 ft 4 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 2 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Height: 11 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Trans. Code: P; Lining: W; Floor Trough: T; Roof Type: 2; Draft Gear: 15; Tare Weight: 69,900 lbs.; Owned or Leased: Leased. Special Characteristics . [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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