Camp Cars

Conrail utilized these unique camp cars to house track gangs working on remote sections of the railroad.

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Former PRR cars.
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Former PRR cars.
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Former PRR cars.
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Former LV cars.
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Air dump car 53315 and 3 camp cars headed west in FRSE on the Hinsdale flats, Oct. 4, 1997.
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Car is ex PRR 475487 and was built in 6-51.
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Conrail 62164 is seen at Amity Hall, PA. Car is ex CR 700837/PRR.
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Conrail 62164 is seen at Amity Hall, PA. Car is ex CR 700837/PRR.
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Car is ex PRR.
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Conrail 62684 is seen at Rochester, PA in April 1993
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Conrail 62913 is seen at Columbia, PA. Car is ex PRR 474205.
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Car is ex PRR 474205 and is seen here in late 2000.
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Car is ex PRR 474205.
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Car is ex PRR 474562 and was built 9-34.
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GP38-2 8070 powers a Camp Car Extra made up of the old and the new...
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Various Conrail trucks and buses are seen here parked near a line of camp cars (which house the MOW crews) awaiting their next use.
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Two eras of camp cars are seen here at Campbell Hall, on the one time Erie Graham Line. The white cars that look like mobile homes on flatcars are the more modern incarnation of a place to live for MOW crews on the road. The older version, an old Erie camp car, is in the background.

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