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Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 30248

Gondola car

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

CSS 30248, WC 7514, and CSXT 7857

CSS 30248, WC 7514, CSXT 7857, CSS, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, WC, GM EMD SD45, WC locomotives, Locomotives, CSXT, GE Dash 8-40CW, CSXT locomotives, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b26276.jpg] NEW 28 November 1999

Equipment characteristics of CSS 30248: AAR car type E534 (equipped gondola), plate type B, tare weight 65,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 220,200 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"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CSS 30248: 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 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Star Stencil: M; Lining: U; Draft Gear: 66; Cubic Ft Capacity: 2,743 cu ft; Tare Weight: 65,800 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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