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Photo shows detail of the full height ladder and high-mounted brake wheel.
Location: Terre Haute, IN   1998
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
xPRR 164152 X58A
Mike Dettmers - Terre Haute, IN   1998
xPRR 164152 X58A
Mike Dettmers (43K)

Photo of the entire boxcar, with detail photos below.
Location: Terre Haute, IN   1998
Photo Online: December 4, 1999
CR 164152
Mike Dettmers - Terre Haute, IN   1998
xPRR 164152 X58A
Mike Dettmers (66K)

Photo of the painted over PRR reporting marks showing though the funky paint over.
Location: Terre Haute, IN   1998
Photo Online: December 4, 1999
CR 164152
Mike Dettmers - Terre Haute, IN   1998
xPRR 164152 X58A
Mike Dettmers (52K)

One of the areas of freight car modeling people are getting interested in is the coupler area.
Location: Terre Haute, IN   1998
Photo Online: December 4, 1999
CR 164152
Mike Dettmers - Terre Haute, IN   1998
xPRR 164152 X58A
Milke Dettmers (82K)

Looks like the old PRR keystone is showing through the paint that Conrail applied over the logo.
Location: Terre Haute, IN   1998
Photo Online: December 4, 1999
CR 164152
Mike Dettmers - Terre Haute, IN   1998
xPRR 164152 X58A
Mike Dettmers (47K)

Original large Conrail logo adorns this 50' boxcar. RBL Insulated Boxcar. Half-height ladders and lowered brake wheel.
Location: Blairsville, PA   7-89
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 164380 X58C
Rick Topeka - Blairsville, PA   7-89
CR 164380 X58C
Rick Topeka (73K)

Restenciled PRR car. Full-height ladder and high-position brake wheel. The 'CR' stencil is the 'PC-style' from the early days of Conrail. It's safe to assume this car has been painted-out for 20 or more years.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   7-95
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 209498 X58A
Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   7-95
xPRR 209498 X58A
Robert Waller (84K)

Yet another variation in the Conrail paint scheme, with the logo on the right and Conrail on the upper left.
Location: Folkston, GA   4-00
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 209893 X58C
Robert Waller - Folkston, GA   4-00
CR 209893 X58C
Robert Waller (107K)

The reporting marks have been re-applied to the car.
Location: Berea, OH   10-10-04
Photo Online: January 22, 2006
CR 209902 X58C
Sean McDonnell - Berea, OH   10-10-04
CR 209902 X58C
Sean McDonnell (89K)

A fairly standard X58.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA   7-28-05
Photo Online: January 22, 2006
CR 209907 X58C
Sean McDonnell - Pittsburgh, PA   7-28-05
CR 209907 X58C
Sean McDonnell (187K)

A repainted Quality scheme car hauling some sort of hazardous material.
Location: Bellevue, OH   2002
Photo Online: February 19, 2005
CR 230778 X58
Chris Crook - Bellevue, OH   2002
CR 230778 X58
Chris Crook (79K)

An X58B painted in the standard Conrail scheme.
Location: Alliance, OH   2-92
Photo Online:October 28, 2002
CR 265915
Roger Durfee - Alliance, OH   2-92
CR 265915 X58B
Roger Durfee (63K)

This car would make a nice weathering job in any scale. Check the location of the car.
Location: Cheyenne, WY   10-11-03
Photo Online: January 22, 2006
CR 362028 X58
Rail Yard Models - Cheyenne, WY   10-11-03
CR 362028 X58
Rail Yard Models (102K)

RBL Insulated Boxcar. Half-height ladders and lowered brake wheel car in Quality scheme.
Location: Reading, PA   1-95
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 364266 X58
Robert Waller - Reading, PA   1-95
CR 364266 X58
Robert Waller (76)

An X58 in the deep south. Again another paint scheme variation.
Location: Taft, FL   8-00
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 367018 X58
Robert Waller - Taft, FL   8-00
CR 367018 X58
Robert Waller (87K)

Photo taken from A End of car, showing shortened ladders. One full-height ladder remains on B End.
Location: Fresh Pond Yard, NY   1998
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 368090 X58
John McCluskey - Fresh Pond Yard, NY   1998
CR 368090 X58
John McCluskey (66K)

Photo taken from B End of car. A little dark due to shooting into sun, but you can see the full-height ladder and roof rung.
Location: Fresh Pond Yard, NY   1998
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
CR 368090 X58
John McCluskey - Fresh Pond Yard, NY   1998
CR 368090 X58
John McCluskey (60K)


Penn Central

A rare bird for 1997! An X58C still in its original, if highly faded, Penn Central colors and number.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   1-97
Photo Online: June 2, 2005
PC 266105 X58C
Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   1-97
PC 266105 X58C
Robert Waller (150K)


Pennsylvania

This car is still in service in 1993 and looks in great shape. It even still has its roofwalk!
Location: Olmstead Falls, OH   11-24-93
Photo Online: March 13, 2004
PRR 117942
Roger Durfee - Olmstead Falls, OH   11-24-93
PRR 117942
Roger Durfee (126K)

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