Class G38B

The G38B class consists of G38's retrofitted with 77-ton trucks.

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Conrail 500002 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PC 500002/PRR 15002.
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Car is ex PC 500067/PRR 15068 and is seen here in June 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Feb 1982.
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Car is ex PC 500119/PRR 15123 and is seen here in October 1994.
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Car is ex PC 500181/PRR 15186 and is seen here in June 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in January 1982.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in June 1995. Car was painted at Altoona, PA in 1-79.
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Car is ex PC 500355/PRR 15362 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Feb 1982.
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Car is ex PRR 15552. Note the lack of "CR" reporting marks on this car.
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Car is ex PC 500541/PRR15553 and is seen here in October 1994.
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Car is ex PC 500643/PRR 15657; was painted P59 6-78. (Color is off due to original slide being red-shifted)
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Car is ex PC 500776/PRR 15791 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jan 1982.
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Car is ex PC 500780/PRR 15795 and is seen here in December 1993. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Feb 1982.
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Car is ex PRR 15048 and is seen here in January 1996.
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Car is ex PRR 15074 and is seen here in June 1994.
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Car is ex PRR 15096 and is seen here in December 1993. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Dec 1979.
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Car is seen here in October 1994.
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CR 502513, an ore car being used to haul steel coils, is seen at ?? (Morrisville, PA possibly?) in January 1982. Car was painted at P62 (Hollidaysburg) in May 1976. Car is ex PRR 15321.
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Car is ex PRR 15387 and is seen here in May 1994. Note the extended sides added to the car.
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Car is ex PRR 15459 and is seen here in October 1994.
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CR 502616 is seen at Columbia, PA. Car is ex PRR 15821 and was built 2-60.  It was deleted on 11/6/96.
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Car is ex PRR 15825 and is seen here in October 1994.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in December 1993.
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Car is ex PRR 15138 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the PC Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jun 1975.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in June 1995.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in June 1994.
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Car is ex PRR 15309 and is seen here in October 1994.
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Car is ex PRR 15333.
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Car is ex PRR 15365 and is seen here in October 1994. Car was painted at the PC Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jan 1976.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in December 1993.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in September 1995 with poke holes. When loaded on the ship during the Southern Hemisphere's summer in Venezuela, the warm moist ore would freeze solid soon after it was loaded into the cars after the ship reached Philadelphia in the Northern Hemisphere's winter. To loosen it for dumping, a heated lance would be inserted into the poke holes. Unfortunately, some of the poke hole covers inevitably became stuck open, distributing taconite pellets on the right of way along the route. This was especially a problem where the cars passed over bridges or trestles such as the High Line in center city Philadelphia. Signs warning of the danger of falling pellets were posted where the High Line passed over the parking lot of the General Electric facility at 31st and Chestnut Streets. Thanks to John Almeida for the information.
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Car is ex PRR 15580 and is seen here in October 1994.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in September 1995.
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Seen here in May 1994.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in January 1996.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in December 1993.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in December 1993.
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Car is ex PRR and is seen here in January 1996.

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