Intermodal Equipment, Trailvans and Mercury Trailers/Containers

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Conrail Mercury trailer in westbound TV train at Longfellow, PA. on June 28, 1990.
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Spine car set CR 790085 is seen at Hollidaysburg, PA near the Jones Street yard office on 2/8/98.
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CR 795111 is seen at Addison, NY
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CRMZ 229094 trailer lettered for US Mail "New Jersey - Denver" route, was photographed at Allentown, PA riding on a front runner, TTOX 121237.
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CRMZ 229116 3-5-94 Williamsport, PA
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CRMZ 229161 trailer lettered for US Mail "Pittsburgh - Kansas City" route, was photographed a ways east of that route in Allentown, PA. Photo taken September 1997.
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CRZ 201645 and SFTZ 270453 on TTX 102254 85' flat car in the yard at Harrisburg, PA on 11/1/80.
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Note that it is missing the "CRZ" on the side. Photo taken April 1986.
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45' trailer CRZ 253153 is on a Trailer Train F30 flatcar in this January 1986 view.
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CRZ 262215 and 260764 on TTWX 990711. Photo taken September 1983.
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ELZ 201739 is seen at Curtis Bay MD in Nov of 1997.
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ELZ 201739 is seen at Curtis Bay MD in Nov of 1997.
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PCTZ 297499 is seen at Steelton PA on 9/28/97.
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PCTZ 297499 is seen at Steelton PA on 9/28/97.
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PCTZ 297854 is seen at Newark DE on 12/31/97. Trailer was built 4-74 by Fruehauf.
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PCTZ 297854 is seen at Newark DE on 12/31/97. Trailer was built 4-74 by Fruehauf.
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Along with the wide variety of units Conrail inherited, there was an even more diverse fleet of freight cars and other equipment. Never into piggyback in a big way like the PC or EL was, the Reading still had a modest fleet of rail trailers. In April 1978 this one still carried it's RDG "black diamond" on the side as it goes east on the former Erie.

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