Ballast Cars

This gallery is for non-revenue service ballast cars. Revenue-service ballast cars can be found in the Open Hoppers section.

Class 783H

Former NYC covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class 843H

Former NYC covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class 853H

Former NYC cars

Class 860H

Former NYC covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class 904H

Former NYC cars.

Class 957H

Former NYC cars.

Class BH1C

The BH1C class of ballast cars were built new for Conrail in 1984-1985.

Class BH1D

Conrail's BH1D class was constructed at Hollidaysburg from late 1986 to early 1987. The cars were assembled from kits supplied by Bethlehem Steel.

Class CC70C

Former CNJ cars

Class CC71A

Former CNJ covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class CE70B

Former EL cars

Class CE70D

Former EL cars

Class CE70F

Former EL cars

Class CL70D

Former LV cars

Class CL71A

Former LV covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class CN70Z

Former New Haven covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class CR70A

Former RDG covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class CR70B

Former RDG covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class CR70C

Former RDG covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H21L

Former PRR cars.

Class H33

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H34

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H34A

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H34B

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H34C

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class H34D

Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.

Class SD42A

The SD42A class was built by Difco in two batches as CR 53290-53349 & 53501-53535 between March-May of 1978.

B&A 910691 - Class 865H at Chester, MA. on 3/14/81.

The Boston & Albany lives! Three bay hopper with "B&A" sublettering at Chester, MA. on March 14, 1981. Used in captive MOW service.

CR 51019

CR 51019 is seen at Columbia, PA.

CR 52834

Car is ex NH 117082 and was built 11-54, rebuilt to ballast car 5-76. (Color is off due to original slide being red-shifted)

CR 53289

CR 53289 is seen at Hollidaysburg, PA. Former RDG side-dump car.

CR 56774

Car is ex PRR. Note that the number is out of the normal series for these ballast cars (numbered just above the BH1C's purchased by Conrail).

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