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Date Photographed

6 April 1999

Freight cars at the Elk Grove Village yard.

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Commonwealth Edison 6459 Open coal gondola car in the Elk Grove Village yard.

CWEX 6459, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 April 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/04/99406a09.jpg] NEW 10 February 2000

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Equipment characteristics of CWEX 6459: AAR car type J311 (gondola car), plate type B, tare weight 42,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 243,500 pounds, dry capacity 4,480 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 53' 1", width 10' 7", height 12' 10"), internal dimensions (length 47' 9", width 9' 9", height 11' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CWEX 6459: Gondola Car - GT, Mechanical Designation: GT; Outside Length: 53 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: J311; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 47 ft 9 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 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 99; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 243,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 42,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.015. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]

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