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Waukegan EJE yard

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General American Marks Company (GPLX) 76434 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.

GPLX 76434, GPLX, 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/1999/11/99b06521.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 GPLX 76434: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 66,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 219,700 pounds, dry capacity 6,221 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 68' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 9,992,051. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for GPLX 76434: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 68 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 4; Trans. Code: M; Outlets: 4; Trans Cond Code: G; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 66; Cubic Ft Capacity: 6,221 cu ft; Tare Weight: 66,300 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]

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