Waukegan EJE yard
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|Dow Chemical 22263 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.|
DOWX 22263, DOWX, 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/1999/11/99b06523.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 DOWX 22263: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 65,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 197,600 pounds, dry capacity 5,851 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 64' 11", width 10' 5", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
Railcar fleet details for DOWX 22263: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 64 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 5 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 1 in; Upper Eaves Width: 8 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Cubic Ft Capacity: 5,851 cu ft; Tare Weight: 65,400 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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