Class H45

The H45 class of covered hoppers were built in two groups by ACF in 1966 as PRR 259751-260000 & PRR 260776-260870. 163 cars of the PRR series 259751-260000 carried their PRR number to Conrail and were renumbered into the CR 888521-890851. The wide number range is due to cars being renumbered around other cars joing the fleet. 80 cars from the same PRR series became PC 888000-888247 and then CR 888000-888247. 68 Cars from the PRR 260776-260870 series carried their PRR number to CR and were renumbered into CR 891086-891108. 25 cars of the same PRR series became PC 888248-888340 and then CR 888248-888240. Cars are rated at 100 tons, 4600 cuft & are 57 ft long

CR 886534 - Class H45

Conrail 886534 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 259835.

CR 886554 - Class H45

Conrail 886554 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s.

CR 886715 - Class H45

Car is ex PRR 260863 and was built 7-65. Note the missing hopper outlets and added tie-downs welded to the car near the jack pads so it could be secured to a flat car.

CR 888004 - Class H45

Conrail 888004 is seen at Mifflin, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PC 888004/PRR 259978.

CR 888013 - Class H45

Conrail 888013 is seen at Lancaster, PA. Car is ex PC 888013/PRR 259764.

CR 888028 - Class H45

Conrail 888028 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PC 888028/PRR 259779 and would later be sold and become NRLX 46367.

CR 888133 - class H45

CR class H45 covered hopper 888133 (ex-PRR) is coupled to another class H45 covered hopper, PRR 260806 at Morrisville yard in March, 1981.

CR 888135 - Class H45

Conrail 888135 is seen at Newport, PA. Car is ex PC 888135/PRR 259888.

CR 888164 - Class H45

Conrail 888164 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PC 888164/PRR 259917.

CR 888170 - Class H45

Car is ex PRR 259923 and was built 11-65.

CR 888200 - Class H45

Car is ex PC 888200/PRR 259953. Photo taken September 1989.

CR 888237 - Class H45

Conrail 888237 is seen at Cove, PA, wearing what is quite possibly one of the most awesome bleed-throughs ever. Car is ex PC 888237/PRR 259990.

CR 888258 - Class H45

Conrail 888258 is seen at Duncannon, PA. Car is ex PC 888258/PRR 260786.

CR 888280 - Class H45

Conrail 888280 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PC 888280/PRR 260808.

CR 888294 - Class H45

Conrail 888294 is seen at Marysville, PA. Car is ex PC 888294/PRR 260822.

CR 888529-Class H45

CR 888529 is seen at Kingston, NY in July of 1981. Car is es PRR 259758 and was painted P62 4-77.

CR 888538- Class H45

Seen here is an ex-PRR covered hopper in August 1987. Note that the Conrail oxide red paint job has faded away, exposing the original PRR gray color and the PRR lettering.CR 888538 ex PRR 259772. Car was painted at P62 (Hollidaysburg, PA) in November 1978.

CR 888544 - Class H45

Conrail 888544 is seen at Duncannon, PA. Car is ex PRR 259776.

CR 888568 - Class H45

Conrail 888568 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 259796.

CR 888574 - Class H45

Conrail 888574 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PRR 259806.

CR 888588 - Class H45

Conrail 888588 is seen at Temple, PA. Car is ex PRR 259821.

CR 888635 - Class H45

Conrail 888635 is seen at Columbia, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 259843 and would later be sold and become NRLX 46230.

CR 888635 - Class H45

Conrail 888635 is seen at Lancaster, PA on 2/19/1988. Lettering above the lube stencils is "ADM410", possibly a pool code for a certain elevator? Car is also stenciled "grain load only", instead of "grain loading only". Car is ex PRR 259843 and would later be sold and become NRLX 46230.

CR 888641 - Class H45

Conrail 888641 is seen at Lancaster, PA. Car is ex PRR 259846 and would later be sold and become NRLX 46047.

CR 889694 - Class H45

CR 889694 is seen here in April of 1996. Car is ex PRR 259905 and is wearing a number that puts it in the middle of the number series used for the H54 class covered hoppers.

CR 890805 - Class H45

CR 890805 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PRR 259933 and was built 11-65. It was deleted on 1/13/95.

CR 890807 - Class H45

Conrail 890807 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PRR 259939.

CR 890820 - Class H45

Conrail 890820 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 259955.

CR 890825 - Class H45

Conrail 890825 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 259961 and would later be sold and become NRLX 46384.

CR 890850 - Class H45

Conrail 890850 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 259998 and would later be sold and become DME 46036.

CR 891034 - Class H45

Conrail 891034 is seen at Lancaster, PA. Car is ex PRR 260794.

CR 891043 - Class H45

Conrail 891043 is seen at Lancaster, PA in the mid 1980s. Car is ex PRR 260805.

CR 891051 - Class H45

Conrail 891051 is seen at Enola, PA. Car is ex PRR 260817.

CR 891056 - Class H45

CR 891056 is seen at Columbia, PA.

PRR 259890 - Class H45

PRR 259890 is seen in a Conrail grain train at Columbia, PA, possibly 1979/80. It was later renumbered to CR 886549. CR was deleted 2/8/96 and car was sold as AMLX 460032, then to DME 46054 (which was deleted 4/18/2008).

PRR 259910-Class H45

PRR 259910 is seen here in July of 1982. Car later became CR 886557 and was deleted by CR on 11/22/97.

PRR 260806 - class H45

PRR class H45 covered hopper 260806 is coupled to a second H45 at Morrisville yard in March, 1981.  The second hopper, a former PRR H45 is now renumbered CR 888133.

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