NS 658265 - Altoona, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers
N 40° 30.815 W 078° 23.974
17T E 720312 N 4488011
Quick Description: This Norfolk Southern boxcar is on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2022 7:27:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM15V45
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This car was built for the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1965 as PRR 111389

It became Conrail 275752 before becoming Norfolk Southern 658265.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Horseshoe Curve, in 2004, it was painted at the Juniata Shops in the current display.

X61 design:
60' Length, Cushioned Underframe w/ 20" travel
Sides and Underframes fabricated by outside vendors
Diagonal Pattern Roof
4-4 Modern Dreadnaught end
Side sill has tapered ends
Built by PRR, Sam Rea Car Shops
Welded construction
Single 10' Sliding door
8 panels on each side of door
Equipped w/ 22 Belt Evans DF loader
Metal Roofwalk
Built: June/July 1965

The museum hours and admission can be verified here:
(visit link)
Type of train car: freight

Location: Railroader's Memorial Museum

Price (In local currency): 12

Interaction allowed: no

Visiting hours: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Visit Instructions:
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