Ballast Cars

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Former NYC covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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The BH1C class of ballast cars were built new for Conrail by Greenville in 1984-1985. Cars were originally built with 1750cuft. capacity, but some cars had an extension added, increasing capacity to 2122 cuft.
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Conrail's BH1D class was constructed at Hollidaysburg from late 1986 to early 1987. The cars were assembled from kits supplied by Bethlehem Steel.
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Former CNJ covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former EL ballast cars.
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Former RDG covered hoppers rebuilt to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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Former PRR covered hoppers converted to ballast cars.
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The SD42A class was built by Difco in two batches as CR 53290-53349 & 53501-53535 between March-May of 1978.
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Former PRR side dump cars.
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Car is ex LV 50870 and was built 5-56, rebuilt to ballast car 6-77.
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Detail view of CR 50848 at Cumberland, MD on 12/30/00. Note the mistakenly stenciled "PRR 258524" above the actual former number of LV 50870.
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Car is ex PC 877971/PRR 258320 and was built 10-58, rebuilt to ballast car 6-77. Car was weighed on 7-9-85, and was deleted on 5-28-08.
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Car is ex PC 877971/PRR 258320 and was built 10-58, rebuilt to ballast car 6-77. Car was weighed on 7-9-85, and was deleted on 5-28-08.
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Car is ex PC 878131/PRR 258484 and was built 12-58, rebuilt 6-77; to CSX, deleted on 11-5-04.
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CR 51522 is ex PC 51522 and is seen here in early 2002 coupled to an ex-CR ballast car, which is restenciled MOWX 5301.
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Car is ex NH 117053 and was built 12-54 as a covered hopper, rebuilt into ballast car 10-78.
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Car is ex CNJ 930 and was built 7-57, rebuilt to ballast car 11-78.
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Car is ex CNJ 930 and was built 7-57, rebuilt to ballast car 11-78.
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Car is ex NH 117021 and was built 12-54, rebuilt to ballast car 11-78. It was deleted on 10-29-01.
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Car is ex RDG 79758 and was built 3-56; Seen here in early 2002.
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Car is ex PRR 257896 and was built 4-58. It was deleted on 8-20-03.
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Car is ex PRR 258380 and was built 11-58, rebuilt 6-76.
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Car is ex DLW 97030 and was built 2-65, was to go to CSX.
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Car is ex DLW 97030 and is seen here in 2002. Car was built Feb 1956.
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Car is ex CNJ 790 and was built 4-56, rebuilt to ballast car 1-79.
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Car is ex CNJ 920 and was built 7-57, rebuilt to ballast car 1-79.
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Seen here in 2004. Car is ex PC 70568/PRR 497197.
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CR 70568 5-1-10 Enola, PA
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CR 70568 5-1-10 Enola, PA
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CR 70568 6-19-10 Marysville, PA
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CSXT GP38-2's 2759 (CR 8162) and 2626 head a line of MOW ballast cars, including former EL 3 bay hopper 33597 MW, at mile 835 in Tyrone, GA on November 29, 2014.
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CSXT GP38-2's 2759 (CR 8162) and 2626 head a line of MOW ballast cars, including former EL 3 bay hopper 33597 MW, at mile 835 in Tyrone, GA on November 29, 2014.
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CSXT GP38-2's 2759 (CR 8162) and 2626 head a line of MOW ballast cars, including former EL 3 bay hopper 33597 MW, at mile 835 in Tyrone, GA on November 29, 2014.
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Car is ex MGA 133 and was built 1-51(?).
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Car is ex CR 51539/PC 51539/PRR 258292 and was built 10-58.
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Car is ex CR 51851/LV 50817 and was built 5-56.
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Car is ex PRR.
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NYSW 53749 (ex-CR 53749), an old ACF two bay covered hopper converted to a ballast car is now owned and on the NYSW at Ridgefield Park, NJ 7/2006
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Car was painted by NJ Transit and is used in their ballast trains. Car class is incorrectly marked as H34Y.
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Car was painted by NJ Transit and is used in their ballast trains. Car class is incorrectly marked as H34Y.
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Car was painted by NJ Transit and is used in their ballast trains. Car class is incorrectly marked as H34Y.

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