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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 18869

Gondola car

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 18869 Gondola car in the West Chicago Yard.

EJE 18869, EJE, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 30 June 1998 from onboard the Nebraska Zephyr at West Chicago Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [zephyr/1998/06/98630e17.jpg]

Equipment characteristics of EJE 18869: AAR car type G513 (unequipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 66,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 196,800 pounds, dry capacity 1,995 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 5", width 10' 8", height 7' 7"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 3' 10"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for EJE 18869: Unequipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GB; Outside Length: 56 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: G513; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 7 in; Inside Height: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 7 ft 7 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: T; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 1,995 cu ft; Tare Weight: 66,200 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 22 February 2024 at 18:23. 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.