Intermodal Equipment, Trailvans and Mercury Trailers/Containers

Conrail Mercury trailer CRMZ 229166

Conrail Mercury trailer in westbound TV train at Longfellow, PA. on June 28, 1990.

CR 790085

Spine car set CR 790085 is seen at Hollidaysburg, PA near the Jones Street yard office on 2/8/98.

CR 795111

CR 795111 is seen at Addison, NY

CRMZ 229094

CRMZ 229094 trailer lettered for US Mail "New Jersey - Denver" route, was photographed at Allentown, PA riding on a front runner, TTOX 121237.

CRMZ 229161

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.

CRZ 201645 on TTX 102254

CRZ 201645 and SFTZ 270453 on TTX 102254 85' flat car in the yard at Harrisburg, PA on 11/1/80.

CRZ 235238

Note that it is missing the "CRZ" on the side. Photo taken April 1986.

CRZ 253153 on TTX 475091

45' trailer CRZ 253153 is on a Trailer Train F30 flatcar in this January 1986 view.

CRZ 253534

CRZ 253534 is seen at Mattawana, PA on piggyback flat CNW 780600.

CRZ 254361

CRZ 254361 is on a train at Tunnelhill, PA.

CRZ 262215 & 260764

CRZ 262215 and 260764 on TTWX 990711. Photo taken September 1983.

ELZ 201739 at Curtis Bay MD 11/97

ELZ 201739 is seen at Curtis Bay MD in Nov of 1997.

ELZ 201739 at Curtis Bay MD 11/97

ELZ 201739 is seen at Curtis Bay MD in Nov of 1997.

PCTZ 297499

PCTZ 297499 is seen at Steelton PA on 9/28/97.

PCTZ 297499

PCTZ 297499 is seen at Steelton PA on 9/28/97.

PCTZ 297854 at Newark DE 12/31/97

PCTZ 297854 is seen at Newark DE on 12/31/97. Trailer was built 4-74 by Fruehauf.

PCTZ 297854 at Newark DE 12/31/97

PCTZ 297854 is seen at Newark DE on 12/31/97. Trailer was built 4-74 by Fruehauf.

RDGZ 207021 trailer 04-78

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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