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Former PC/NYC wood deck flatcar painted in Quality scheme. Originally built 1960. Same PC series as CR series. NYC 50600-506199. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Allentown, PA   8-10-97
Series: CR 715499-715653
Photo Online: February 15, 1999

Lon Godshall - Allentown, PA   8-10-97
CR 715420 888F
Lon Godshall (47K)

As mentioned below, the F41 is a 53' GSC Commonwealth flatcar with cast steel frame and wood deck.
Location: Phillipsburg, NJ   4-9-05
Photo Online: December 23, 2005

Mark MacDougall - Phillipsburg, NJ   4-9-05
CR 715554 F41
Mark MacDougall (107K)

This shot gives a good view of the wooden deck and end braces. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Allentown, PA   1998
Photo Online: February 15, 1999

Lon Godshall - Allentown, PA   1998
CR 715614 F40
Lon Godshall (47K)

53' GSC Commonwealth flatcar with cast steel frame and wood deck. Platform area is 535 square feet. Former PC/PRR flatcars. If modeling this class in HO scale, Walthers makes a very close match precorated in Conrail and PRR. You can replace the deck with American Model Builders's laser-cut replacement wood deck; they also make a planking kit with laser-etched bolt holes. Tichy also makes a fine HO model of this class predecorated for the PRR. Walthers also makes an N scale version of the class.
Location: Blairsville, PA   6-89
Series: CR 715530-716338
Photo Online: July 31, 1998

Rick Topeka - Blairsville, PA   6-89
CR 715801 F41
Rick Topeka (76K)

Painted-out, former PC flatcar using the slanted 'CR' often seen during the early days of Conrail. See CR 715801 above for modeling and prototype details.
Location: Latrobe, PA   6-89
Photo Online: July 31, 1998

Rick Topeka - Latrobe, PA   6-89
xPC 715938 F41
Rick Topeka (75K)

Conrail flat car 716324 class F41B carries Erie Lackawanna boxcar 68671 on what is probably its last ride.
Location: Akron, OH   2-26-84
Photo Online:March 28, 2003

Roger Durfee - Akron, OH   2-26-84
CR 716324 F41B
Roger Durfee (56K)

Another F41 variation.
Location: Harrisburg, PA   1996
Series: CR 716339-716387
Photo Online: September 4, 1998

John Becker - Harrisburg, PA   1996
CR 716355 F41D
John Becker (47K)

Another F41. This car painted in Quality scheme with 'ENOLA' markings.
Location: Harrisburg, PA   1996
Series: CR 718900-718907
Photo Online: September 4, 1998

John Becker - Harrisburg, PA   1996
CR 718905 F41
John Becker (40K)

87' flatcar loaded with a wrecked MPA 40' boxcar. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: York, PA   1991
Photo Online: July 31, 1998

Tom Wolfgang - York, PA   1991
CR 725315
Tom Wolfgang (56K)

Same 89' flatcar as CR 725335 above but carrying a load of piping. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   3-26-96
Photo Online: Aug 8, 2016

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   3-26-96
CR 725337
Robert Waller (303K)

89' flatcar hauling damaged CSX covered hopper. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Harrisburg, PA   1996
Series: CR 725574-725578
Photo Online: September 4, 1998

John Becker - Harrisburg, PA   1996
CR 725574
John Becker (37K)

51' steel frame flatcar. Low deck end bulkheads. A nominal load may be concentrated on center of car according to ORER notes. This car has container CR 0030 on top. These are former Erie Lackawanna 8200 series cars. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Harrisburg, PA   1996
Series: CR 750020-750068
Photo Online: September 16, 2000

John Becker - Harrisburg, PA   1996
CR 750030 FE51D
John Becker (83K)

See CR 750030 above for details. Carrying a classic load of pipes. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Allentown, PA   1998
Photo Online: February 15, 1999

Lon Godshall - Allentown, PA   1998
CR 750060 FE51D
Lon Godshall (40K)

See CR 750030 above for details. Low end bulkheads are visible in this shot.
Location: Haggerstown, MD   1996
Photo Online: September 4, 1998

John Becker - Haggerstown, MD   1996
CR 750061 FE51D
John Becker (49K)

Here is a shot of an FE51D showing the top of the car.
Location: Holidaysburg, PA   10-98
Photo Online:October 28, 2002

Paul Tupaczewski - Holidaysburg, PA   10-98
CR 750067 FE51D
Paul Tupaczewski (64K)

66' Depressed-center flatcar, 25' steel loading floor. This car will carry a load equal to the load limit (350,000lbs) over a distance of 10' at center of car. Unfortunately, there are no available models of this class in any scale.
Location: Lansdale, PA   5-87
Series: CR 76013-76014
Photo Online: July 31, 1998

Robert Palmer - Lansdale, PA   5-87
CR 766014
Robert Palmer (81K)

Former Erie Lackawanna depressed center flatcar. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Hollidaysburg, PA   1998
Photo Online: February 15, 1999

Lon Godshall - Hollidaysburg, PA   1998
CR 766075 FE53E
Lon Godshall (44K)

89' channel-side flatcar. More prototype and modeling information is needed about this class of flatcar.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   12-96
Series: CR 786500-786575
Photo Online: July 31, 1998

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   12-96
CR 786535
Robert Waller (32K)

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