Class G39A

Conrail's G39A class was built in 1964 by the Sam Rea Shops, numbering 1000 cars. 110 of these cars were given the experimental foam insulation on the outside to try to keep the taconite pellets from freezing into a solid chunk

CR 500012- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13005 and is seen here in January 1996.

CR 500034- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13015 and is seen here in September 1995. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in February 1989.

CR 500049- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13025 and is seen here in August 1995.

CR 500159- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13069 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 500201- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13077 and is seen here in July 1994.

CR 500313- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13115 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted in Aug 1977.

CR 500344- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13125 and is seen here in December 1993. 1324 cu.ft. capacity for those interested.

CR 500344- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13125 and is seen here in June 1994.

CR 500375- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13139 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 500390- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13152 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 500521- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR and is seen here in June 1995.

CR 500527- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13200 and is seen here in August 1995.

CR 500714- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13267 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 500749- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13280 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 500869- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13323 and is seen here in January 1996.

CR 500970- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13351 and is seen here in August 1995. Car was painted at Hollidaysburg in 1-80.

CR 501042- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 501187- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13436 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 501194- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13442 and is seen here in June 1994.

CR 501302- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13470 and is seen here in December 1993.

CR 501397- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13504 and is seen here in December 1993. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in February 1982.

CR 501419- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13511 and is seen here in September 1995.

CR 501489- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13531 and is seen here in December 1993.

CR 501514- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13537 and is seen here in October 1994. Looks to have a build date of May 1964.

CR 501520- Class G39A

CR 501520, ex PRR 13542, is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted P62 (Hollidaysburg) in October 1976.

CR 501520- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13542 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in October 1976; note the centered lettering and data.

CR 501532- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13547 and is seen here in June 1994.

CR 501598- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13578 and is seen here in January 1996. Note the "PRR" reporting marks fading through the Conrail brown paint.

CR 501630- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13594 and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 501722- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13632 and is seen here in December 1993.

CR 501762- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13648 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was repainted at Altoona, PA (P59) in Feb 1978.

CR 501814- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13660 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Feb 1982.

CR 501830 - Class G39A

Conrail 501830 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 13663.

CR 501838- Class G39A

Former Pennsylvania Railroad car PRR 13665 according to ConRail Renumbering Guide, seen here in June 1994. One of 110 "wooly" jennies that were insulated with foam by the PRR. Thanks to John Almeida for the info.

CR 501990- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13777 and is seen here in August 1995.

CR 502003 - Class G39A

Conrail 502003 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 13795.

CR 502007- Class G39A

Car is ex PC 502007/PRR 13061 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted Feb 1989.

CR 502010- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13801 and is seen here in December 1993. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Feb 1982.

CR 502011 - Class G39A

Conrail 502011 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 13802.

CR 502031- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13821 and is seen here in June 1994.

CR 502102- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13891 and is seen here in June 1994. This car is one of 110 "wooly" jennies that were insulated with foam by the PRR.

CR 502107 - Class G39A

Conrail 502107 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 13897.

CR 502121- Class G39A

Car is  ex PRR 13910, a "wooly jennie" (with external foam insulation) and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 502148- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13940 and is seen here in September 1995 with remnants of foam insulation applied to 110 cars as an experiment in an attempt to keep the moist Venezuelan ore from freezing into one large mass. Thanks to John Almeida for the information.

CR 502150- Class G39A

Car is ex PRR 13942, a "wooly jennie" (with external foam insulation) and is seen here in October 1994.

CR 502154-Class G39A at Pier 122

CR 502154 is sitting on the loading tracks, after being filled with stored ore by a massive front-end loader in 1984. Car is ex PRR 13946.

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