Scale Test/Scale Monitor Cars

Photos of Conrail's weight-test cars, from the turn-of-the-century Reading cars to the late-model Maxson cars can be found here.

CR 80003

CR 80003 (ex PRR, built 12/1907), was at Ashtabula, OH on 5/27/78.

CR 80007

CR 80007 (ex PRR 999951, built 10/1909) was at Conway, PA on 11/14/76.

CR 80007 Mingo Junction, OH 8-8-1977

Former PC N5 19108 and N9E 18385 cabooses at Mingo Junction behind CR Test Weight cars 80007 and 80010 in August, 1977.

CR 80010 Mingo Junction, OH 8-8-1977

Former PC N5 19108 and N9E 18385 cabooses at Mingo Junction behind CR Test Weight cars 80007 and 80010 in August, 1977.

CR 80013- Class Y4

Conrail 80013 is seen at Palmyra, PA

CR 80013- Class Y4

Car is ex PRR and was built 12-24.

CR 80017 Scale Test Car at Lancaster, Pa

Conrail Scale Test Car # 80017 at Lancaster, Pa on 10-4-2015 for use at a local grain mill. The car is ex Pennsylvania Railroad PRR # 999953 and was built 1-1919.

CR 80019- Class 996H

Car is ex NYC 885738 and is seen here in June 1995 being used as a scale test car. Car was built in May 1966 as a "Flexi-Flo" covered hopper.

CR 80019- Class 996H

CR 80019 is seen at Lewistown, PA

CR 80019- Class 996H

Car is ex NYC and is seen here in June 1995 converted to a scale test car.

CR 80019- Class 996H

Car is ex NYC 885738. It's PC number would have been 897738.

CR 80019- Class 996H

Car is ex NYC 885738. It's PC number would have been 897738.

CR 80019- Class 996H

Car is ex NYC 885738. It's PC number would have been 897738.

CR 80020 - Class H34C

Conrail 80020 is seen at Mifflin, PA

CR 80020 - Class H34C

CR 80020 is seen at Lewistown, PA

CR 80020- Class H34C

Car is ex PRR 260388 and was built 9-64; Seen here in early 1999.

CR 80020- Class H34C

Car is ex PRR 260388 and was built 9-64; Seen here in June 1995.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Conrail 80021 is seen at Palmyra, PA. Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Conrail 80021 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Conrail 80021 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Conrail 80021 is seen at Mifflin, PA. Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

CR 80021 is seen at Lewistown, PA. Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Car is ex LV 50826 and was built 5-56.

CR 80021- Class CL71A

Car is ex LV 50826 blt 5-56.

CR 80024 - Class H49

Conrail 80024 is seen at Enola, PA

CR 80024 - Class H49

Conrail 80024 is seen at Mifflin, PA

CR 80025 - Class H49

Car is ex CR 885383/PC 885383/PRR 261313, built 6-66; converted to a scale monitor car for Denholm.

CR 80026 - Class 996H

Conrail 80026 is seen at Palmyra, PA

CR 80026 - Class 996H

Conrail 80026 is seen at Lewistown, PA

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Conrail 80027 is seen at Palmyra, PA. Car is ex CR 897104/NYC 885797.

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Conrail 80027 is seen at Enola, PA

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Car is an ex NYC "Flexi-Flo" covered hopper seen here in June 1995 converted for use as a scale test car.

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Conrail 80027 is seen at Enola, PA

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Conrail 80027 is seen at Mifflin, PA

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Conrail 80027 is seen at Lewistown, PA

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Car is ex CR 897104/NYC 885797 and was built 6-66; Seen here in early 1999.

CR 80027 - Class 996H

Car is ex CR 897104/NYC 885797 and was built 6-66; Seen here in early 1999.

CR 80044 North Reading, PA 7/97

Static Testing the Reading & Northern's Coupled In Motion Scale

CR 80046

Conrail 80046 is seen at Northumberland, PA in January 1993

CR 80046

Car is ex RDG 91201 and was built in 9-1900.

CR 80047 - Class H37B

Conrail 80047 is seen at Overview, PA. Car is a former PRR class H37B hopper converted to be a scale monitor car. Car is ex PRR 272711 blt 6-58 converted 2-77.

CR 80047 - Class H37B

Car is ex PRR 272711 and was built 6-58, converted to scale car and painted 2-77.

CR 80047 at Overview

Conrail scale test car 80047 is being pulled out of Enola Yard at Overview.

CR 80047- Class H37B

Car is ex PRR 272711 and was built 6-58. Car is marked "ELKHART SCALE MONITOR CAR".

CR 80047-Class H37B

CR 80047 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/7/97. Car is ex PRR 272711, built 6-58 and is stenciled "Elkhart Monitor Scale Car". Car was deleted by NS on 9/30/07.

CR 80049- Class H37A

Car is ex PRR 271643 and was built in 2-58. Car is marked as "ALLENTOWN SCALE MONITOR CAR".

CR 80049-Class H37A

CR 80049 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/7/97. Car is ex PRR 271643, built 9-58 and is stenciled "Allentown Monitor Scale Car".

CR 80049-Class H37A

CR 80049 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/7/97. Car is ex PRR 271643, built 9-58 and is stenciled "Allentown Monitor Scale Car".

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