Surviving Coil Car Hoods

CSXT 498304

Not a CR car, but carrying a CR survivor, CSXT 498304 is seen on Q406-28 at Newark DE on 3/1/11. As seen in the photo, even ex CR coil hoods find new owners after CR. This hood is now stenciled as OHCR 2232.

G41 coil hood

A former CR G41 coil hood is seen next to a business located in Cresson PA on 6/28/13.

NS 165306 with a CR F51A hood

NS 165306, class CS-18, with a hood from a Conrail F51A "CoilShield 2" car. Both of these NS and CR cars were built by Thrall.

NS 165330 with a CR F51A Hood

NS 165330 is seen with a hood from a Conrail class F51A coil car. Both this NS car and the F51A's are both similar cars built by Thrall.

NS 165361 - class CS-18

A Conrail-hooded NS CS-18 class coil car rolls through Union City on April 21, 2016.

RDG coil cover on CSXT 496136

This gem was found on 9/6/06 @ Morrisville, PA...Reading only owned 50 Evans coil cars that were transferred to Conrail as class GR42A, and it's a total fluke that this hood managed to elude the paint booth for so long.

Survivor hood on NS 165360

While not technically a survivor car, NS 165360 features a Conrail coil shield that originally came from a class F51A coilshield car.

Survivor hoods on CSXT 496136

While technically not a CR coil car, this CSXT 496136 gets honorable mention for sporting a pair of ex-CR hoods, including an EXTREMELY rare Reading cover. Morrisville, PA 9/9/2006

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