Waukegan EJE yard
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Exxon Chemical Americas 880009 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.|
ECUX 880009, ECUX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06428.jpg] NEW 12 November 1999
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The Waukegan EJE yard is located to the north of and across the road from the Waukegan Metra station.
Equipment characteristics of ECUX 880009: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 68,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 218,000 pounds, dry capacity 6,224 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 68' 4", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
Railcar fleet details for ECUX 880009: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 68 ft 4 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 77; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,224 cu ft; Tare Weight: 68,000 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]