Regarding the pulpwood loading... The E&LS cars that are simply bulkhead flats are restricted to the E&LS. The CN will only accept cars with the side stakes or some other kind of protection that minimizes the risk of a log falling out. For example, take the orange gons in the video. The cars in this video could not be interchanged to the CN because the pulpwood was higher than the cars sides. But there are other orange gons that the E&LS loads that have a metal mesh running the length of the car. These cars the CN will accept. Because of the relatively low revenue per car, it makes no economic sense for the E&LS to ship pulpwood off-line with the car not fully loaded, which is what would happen with the gons that did not have the mesh. Hope this helps.
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