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Trinity Rail Management (MCHX) 30010

Open coal gondola car

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Trinity Rail Management (MCHX) 30010 Open coal gondola car in the Waukegan UP yard.

MCHX 30010, MCHX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101406.jpg] NEW 4 January 2000

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Equipment characteristics of MCHX 30010: AAR car type J311 (gondola car), plate type B, tare weight 43,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 219,200 pounds, dry capacity 4,400 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 8", height 12' 10"), internal dimensions (length 47' 8", width 9' 9", height 11' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Railcar fleet details for MCHX 30010: 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: 12 ft 10 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 12 ft 9 in; Inside Height: 11 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 12 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 219,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 43,800 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.015. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, January 2000]

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