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Date Photographed

10 April 1999

Gondola cars at the Rockford yard.

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Builder's decal on Chicago Heights Terminal Transfer 286595 Gondola car.

CHTT 286595, CHTT, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 10 April 1999 at Rockford yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1999/04/99410e13.jpg] NEW 10 February 2000

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Car markings on CHTT 286595: LD LMT 220400, LT WT 65600, IL 52-6, CU FT 2743. [10 April 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CHTT 286595: AAR car type E534 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 66,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 220,000 pounds, dry capacity 2,743 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 57' 1", width 10' 7", height 9' 1"), internal dimensions (length 52' 6", width 9' 6", height 5' 6"), pool number 8,024,150. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, February 2000]

Railcar fleet details for CHTT 286595: Equipped Gondola, Mechanical Designation: GBS; Outside Length: 57 ft 1 in; AAR Car Type Code: E534; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Inside Length: 52 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 9 ft 1 in; Inside Width: 9 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 9 ft 1 in; Inside Height: 5 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 9 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 5 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Trans. Code: P; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,743 cu ft; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 220,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 66,000 lbs.. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, February 2000]

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