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Delaware & Rio Grande Western 56231

Gondola car

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Delaware & Rio Grande Western 56231 Gondola car in the Proviso yard.

DRGW 56231, DRGW, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98a04e07.jpg] NEW 29 December 1999

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Equipment characteristics of DRGW 56231: AAR car type E530 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 64,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 198,700 pounds, dry capacity 2,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 56' 11", width 10' 7", height 9' 0"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 6"), pool number 8,024,200. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for DRGW 56231: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 56 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: E530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 9 ft 0 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 0 in; Inside Height: 5 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 9 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Trans. Code: R; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 64,300 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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