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IC 295927 Gondola (Illinois Central)

Former SB 6085 Gondola (South Buffalo Railroad)

Initial IC   Draft Gear 88
Number 295957   Inside Length 52' 6"


Unequipped Gondola

  Inside Width 9' 6"

AAR Car Type Code

G515   Inside Height 4' 6"
Load Limit 195,000 lbs.   Outside Length 57' 7"
Max Weight on Rail 263,000 lbs.   Extreme width 10' 7"
LT. WT. 68,000 lbs.   Extreme Height 8' 2"
Cu. Ft. Capacity 2,244 Cu.Ft.  

Height of extreme width

8' 1"
Gal. Capacity     Upper Eaves Height 8' 1"
Plate Clearance  B  

Upper Eaves Width

10' 7"

Mechanical Designation

Built for South Buffalo Railroad   Owner-Lessor Mellon National Leasing Corporation
Built By Whittaker, Berwick Forge & Fabricating Division   Built 04/60
Number Built 100   Re-Built  

GEXR Kitchener Yard, Kitchener, Ontario, 5/22/2015, Photo by Carson Wiebe

South Buffalo Railroad logo still visible   Old SB car number still visible
Builder Date (4 60) still visible   Part of South Buffalo number still visible
Mellon information still visible   Berwick Forge logo still visible

Homewood, IL, 6/1/2007, Ryan Kertis

An example of this series of cars in South Buffalo paint. Burnham, IL, 2/20/1981, Tom Golden

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