Wheel Cars

Photos of the 40' and 50' flatcars Conrail utilized to move wheelsets around the system. Some of these cars outlasted CR still wearing their PC green paint.

CR 2231 Morrisville, PA 1981

Conrail GP30 2231 (ex-PC 2231, nee-PRR 2231) is shifting cars at Morrisville, PA while a crane offloads a CR wheel flatcar outside the locomotive shop in 1981.

CR 73000

Car is ex NYC 499250 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Sep 1979. Car was built in Mar 1941.

CR 73031

Car is ex NYC 4x1283 (481283?).

CR 73053

Conrail 73053 is seen at Leetsdale, PA

CR 73080

Car is ex NH 1786 and was built in August 1954. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in July 1980. Photo taken in mid 1998.

CR 73092

Conrail 73092 is seen at Temple, PA

CR 73108

Car is ex NH 17295 and is seen here in 1997. Car was built Jun 1937 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Sep 1979.

CR 73111

Car is ex NH 17807 and is seen here in 1998. Car was built in June 1954 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jan 1980.

CR 73111

Conrail 73111 is seen at Marysville, PA

CR 73132

Car is ex NH 17282 and is seen here in early 1999. Car was built Aug 1951 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Aug 1980.

CR 73140

Car is ex NH 17852 and was built in July 1954. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in June 1978.

CR 73141

Car is marked "Wheel Service". Car is ex NH 17284 blt 5-37.

CR 73152

Conrail 73152 is seen at Temple, PA

CR 73183

Conrail 73183 is seen at Altoona, PA

CR 73197

Car is ex NH 17649 and was built in October 1951. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in August 1978. Photo taken in late 1998.

CR 73314

Conrail 73314 is seen at Marysville, PA

CR 73320

CR 73320 is seen at Marysville, PA. Car is ex PC 73320/PC 33445/NH 178?? and was built 8-54. It was deleted on 9/24/98.

CR 73425

Car is ex ERIE 7807 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in August 1978.

CR 73425 (Left End)

Car is ex ERIE 7807 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in August 1978.

CR 73425 (Left End)

Car is ex ERIE 7807 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in August 1978.

CR 73425 (Right End)

Car is ex ERIE 7807 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in August 1978.

CR 73434

Car is ex PC ?????/NH 17806. Car was built June 1954.

CR 73434

Car is ex PC ?????/NH 17806. Car was built June 1954.

PC 73308

Car is ex NH 17846 and was built 7-54.

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