Conrail Track Geometry Trains

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CR 12 at East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.
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Led by the ubiquitous 1933, the track geometry train heads westward near MP 138 in Washington, MA. Oct. 7, 1997. This train was the third part of a "hat trick" accomplished this day, along with an OCS301 and CIR501.
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Track Geometry car #21 brings up the rear at Washington, MA. on Oct. 7, 1997.
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An abbreviated track geometry train, led by the usual 1933, passes Capitol tower in Harrisburg, PA. on Aug. 22, 1985.
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Just track geometry car 21 was along for this trip, instead of the usual 3 or 4 cars.
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CR 1933 is seen on the Track Geometry Train at Altoona, PA on 3/5/99.
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Track geometry train TEST731 westbound through East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.
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Track geometry train, led by "the usual suspect", rounds the curve just east of the summit of Washington hill in Hinsdale, MA. on March 19, 1987.
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Track geometry train crossing the town line from Hinsdale into Washington, MA. along Muddy Pond on March 19, 1987.
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The "usual suspect" has TEST731 in tow near MP 81 in Palmer, MA. on Jan. 24, 1988.
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CR 21 on the rear of TEST731 in Palmer, MA. on Jan. 24, 1988.
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A Conrail Track Geometry Train behind B23-7 No. 1933 is tied up near the main line fueling racks at Elkhart, IN, in June 1993. Doug Davidson photo with permission
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Track Geometry Train North @ Iona Island...... St. Patrick's Day 1990
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CR B23-7 1933 leads a 3-car track geometry train through CP-Belmont near Philadelphia, PA in September 1995.
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CR 1933 pulling the test train TES-501 at CP 412 in Goshen, IN is westbound as the eastbound OCS-502 with an Operation Lifesaver special prepares to make the turn and head down the Marion Branch on June 24, 1998. Note that they are using NS' track test cars a year before the merger. Dan McDonough photo with permission
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Conrail 21 - the Track Geometry Car is seen at Abrams Yard on 10/12/1997. R.L. Eastwood Jr. photo from the collection of Steve Ondik, used with permission.
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Conrail 21 is seen at Columbia, PA
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CR 21 at the rear, as usual, of TEST731 in East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.
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Conrail 22 is seen at Columbia, PA
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CR 22 at East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.
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Conrail 23 is seen at Columbia, PA
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CR 23 at East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.
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CR 50 and 23 in TEST 731 at East Brookfield, MA. on Jan. 25, 1988.

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