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Date Photographed

26 August 1998

Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard.

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I&M Rail Link 68519 Open gondola car in the Bensenville yard.

IMRL 68519, IMRL, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 26 August 1998 at Bensenville yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/08/98826g06.jpg] NEW 7 December 1999

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Car markings on IMRL 68519: CAPY 200700, LT WT 67300. [26 August 1998]

Equipment characteristics of IMRL 68519: AAR car type E331 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 67,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 200,700 pounds, dry capacity 3,200 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 7", width 10' 8", height 10' 5"), internal dimensions (length 48' 1", width 9' 9", height 6' 9"), pool number 3,790,020. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for IMRL 68519: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 54 ft 7 in; AAR Car Type Code: E331; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Inside Length: 48 ft 1 in; Outside Extreme Height: 10 ft 5 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 9 in; Height of Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Inside Height: 6 ft 9 in; Upper Eaves Height: 10 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: L; Trans. Code: C; Lining: S; Floor Trough: C; Draft Gear: 99; Tare Weight: 67,300 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.70; Rate per Mile: 0.081. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 27 June 2022 at 08:58. 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.