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.

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Car is ex PC 73005/NYC; was deleted 11-1-01.
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CR 73018 is ex PC 33477. Car is marked "RS-41".
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Car is ex NH 17550; was painted 10-77.
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Car is ex PC 33507/NH 17807 and was built 6-54, painted CR-BL 1-80. It was deleted on 11-1-01.
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Car is ex NH 17886 and is seen here in 2000. Car was built Aug 1954 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jul 1981.
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Car is ex NH 17886 and is seen here in 2000. Car was built Aug 1954 and was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops in Jul 1981.
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Car is ex PC 33478/NH 17821 and was built 6-54; was deleted 11-1-01.
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Car is ex PC 31580/NYC 481278/NYC 499155; was deleted on 1-1-02.
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Car is ex NH 17544.
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CR 73178 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/19/02. Car is ex NH 17646, built 10-51 and was painted P62 12-77.
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A top view of CR 73178 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/19/02.
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Another top view of CR 73178 is seen in storage at Hollidaysburg PA on 6/19/02.
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Car is ex NH 17576 and was built 6-51. It was deleted on 11-1-01.
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Car is ex NH 17535 and was built 5-51. It was deleted on 11/1/01.
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Car is ex NH 17672 and was built 11-51; deleted by 12-31-04.
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Car is ex NH 17605; was deleted 2-1-02.
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Car is ex ERIE 7849 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops. Photo taken in early 2001.
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Car is ex ERIE 7849 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops. Photo taken in early 2001.
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Car is ex ERIE 7849 and was built in December 1956. Car was painted at the Hollidaysburg, PA car shops. Photo taken in early 2001.
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Car is ex PC 73307.
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CR 73315 (ex PC 33443), built 4-54 and painted in this brown scheme in 5-77; is seen at Hollidaysburg, PA on 5/3/04. The text under the roadnumber reads "This car is equipped to run in passenger service". Also note the "When empty, return to Juniata Shop" instruction.
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Car was built 7-54.
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Car is ex PC 73317 and was built 7-54.
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Car is ex PC 31575/NYC 499196 and was painted P62 9-79; was deleted 11-1-01.
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Car is ex PC 31579/NYC and was built 6-41, repainted P62 1-77; was deleted on 2-1-02.
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Car is ex CR 73034/PC 31584/NYC 499260 and was built 3-41.
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Car is ex CR 73039/PC 31571/MC 1781 and was built 8-30. It was restenciled from CR to NYC on 7-18-00.
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Car is ex PC 31571.
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Car is ex NH 17743.
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Car is ex CR 73088/NH 17667 and was built 10-34; was deleted on 5-9-00.
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Car is ex PC 33487/NH 17832 and was built 7-54; painted at HCS in 11-78.
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Car is ex PC 33487/NH 17832 and was built 7-54; painted at HCS in 11-78.
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Car is ex CR 33449.
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Car is ex CR 33470/NH 17284 and was built 5-37.
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Car is ex CR 73164/NH 17645 and was built 10-51.
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Car is ex CR 73183 and was built 4-59.
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Car is ex CR 73183 and was built 4-59.
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Car is ex CR 73183 and was built 4-59.
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Car is ex CR 73183 and was built 4-59.
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Car is ex NH 17731.
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Car is ex CR 73311/PC 73311/NH F153 and was built 5-37.
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Car is ex CR 73316/PC 73316/PRR 475651 and was built 5-54, rebuilt 5-71.

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NYC 759802 is seen on Y220 at Bayview, MD on 5/20/2012. Car was built 8-64 and was repainted orange in 12-01 by FGE for CSX.

This car was part of a group of only 47 F48's originally numbered PRR 480500-480546.
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NYC 759803 is seen at Cumberland, MD on 6/11/15. Car is ex CR 759803/PC 750608/PRR 480538
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Former CR wheel car at Elsmere, DE on 10/6/05.
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Car is ex CR 759834/PC 750600/PRR 480530 and was built 9-64.
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NYC 759836 is seen on Q368-10 at Hyndman PA on 8/11/12. Car is ex CR 759836/PC 750596/PRR 480520, built 8-64 and was painted CSX in 12-01 by FGE. Car was deleted by CSX a liitle more than three months later on 11/19/12.
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Car was built 10-64.
49
Car is ex NH 17812 and was built 5-54.
50
Car is ex NH 168.

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