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A standard G52H. These are the same length as the G52L and G52R, but are 11" shorter. They also lack the Quality logo.
Location: Lilly, PA   10-97
Photo Online: February 12, 1999

Robert Russell - Lilly, PA   10-97
CR 503002 G52H
Robert Russell (69K)

One of a large order of G55L's built in 1991.
Location: Montgomery, VA   8-03
Photo Online: May 29, 2004

Joe Shaw - Montgomery, VA   8-03
CR 503594 G52L
Joe Shaw (101K)

11-panel car built 1991. Yellow ends for EABS testing. Though the EBS system was still being tested, this car found its way onto a general merchandise train with EBS equipment still in place.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   8-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   8-96
CR 504160 G52L
Robert Waller (120K)

11-panel car built 1991. Yellow ends for EABS testing.
Location: CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
Photo Online: July 7, 1998

Keith Burkey - CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
CR 504339 G52L
Keith Burkey (82K)

11 panel car built 1991. Orange ends for EABS testing.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   10-16-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   10-16-96
CR 504622 G52L
Robert Waller (126K)

The orange ends for EABS testing, which is discussed on the coalporter prototype page.
Location: CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
Photo Online: July 7, 1998

Keith Burkey - CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
CR 504831 G52L
Keith Burkey (79K)

If you look on the upper right end panel, you'll notice the original PC reporting marks for the car. Remember, Conrail rebuilt these from old hoppers.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   10-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   10-96
CR 505690 G52R
Robert Waller (138K)

11 panel unit built 1992.
Location: Sayre, PA   4-13-01
Photo Online:March 5, 2002

Tom Hannon - Sayre, PA   4-13-01
CR 505830 G52R
Tom Hannon (67K)

Sometimes the Holidaysburg Car Shop guys sloppily spray painted on the logos, but this car's logo is sharper than others.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   10-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   10-96
CR 506030 G52R
Robert Waller (167K)

11 panel unit built 1992.
Location: CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
Photo Online: July 7, 1998

Keith Burkey - CP Conpit, PA   5-20-98
CR 506135 G52R
Keith Burkey (71K)

11 panel car built 1992.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   12-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   12-96
CR 506243 G52R
Robert Waller (140K)

11 panel unit built 1992. Yellow ends for EABS testing.
Location: Wyomissing, PA   10-96
Photo Online: March 6, 2004

Robert Waller - Wyomissing, PA   10-96
CR 507279 G52R
Robert Waller (149K)

When Conrail or whoever repainted these cars, they painted the rotary coupler end white and then spot-painted fresh black in areas the got the new CR reporting marks.
Location: Lilly, PA   10-99
Photo Online: February 12, 1999

Robert Russell - Lilly, PA   10-99
CR 508264 G52W
Robert Russell (62K)

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