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The majority of Mill Gondolas are the 52' cars with interior lengths falling between 52' - 53'. These cars are primarily use to move scrap steel and other commodities that don't require weather proofing.
This is the smallest subgroup of the Mill Gondolas representing less than 30% of the total fleet. Over 98% of these cars have interior lengths falling between 65' - 68', with a majority being 66' and the rest 65'6" in length.
This car type are steel-floor Gondolas for specific use in moving low-density, dry bulk commodities such as Construction & Demolition Debris (C&D), light weight scrap, and recyclable materials. The unloading systems are typically rotary dumper or an overhead clamshell crane.
This fleet represents ~51% of all gondolas. There are three primary categories - Aluminum coal fleet (~70k cars), Steel Coal fleet (~19k cars), and Hybrid Coal Fleet (>21k cars). Most of these cars (88%) are 286k Grl, with the balance being 263k Grl or 258k Grl. Majority of this car type are 4500 cubic ft or less with the rest falling between 4501 and 5000 cubic ft.
This car type is a high capacity gondola fleet designed for the shipment of wood chips, cottonseed, and other low-density products. These cars have a Grl of 286k and a payload of 106.5 tons, with a level cubic capacity of 7,200 cubic feet.
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