A CSX scale car bides time next to an old C36-7 (CSXT 7138) under a favorite tree. The nearest two tracks are the mainlines. For a shot of the Dash 7 from the same location and day, see more)
I seen Conrail Scale Test car rest and sit between NS TopGon and Bethgon together on NS Harrington yard in Delaware.
Seen many of these? Built in Aug. of 1934 and with two axles and weighing 80,000 lbs, this ancient scale test car still plies the rails in coal country. Amazing. It'll be used next week by the USD... (more)
Western Weight & Inspection Bureau Car 910, used on the D&RGW, is 39,000 lbs, about 1/5 the weight of a loaded modern coal car, and about 10x heavier than a typical light passenger SUV.
The Nevada Northern Scale test car is seen on the abandoned approach to the processing plant
The NNRy's 1909 vintage Alco steams beside the coal tipple in the East Ely Yard. In the foreground framing the locomotive is the NN's home built scale test car resting on the scale track. The 35... (more)
One of BN's scale test cars basks in the sun.
This Scale Test Car, still in Burlington Northern markings, is 72-years old, believe it or not! Just think of all the history this little thing's seen in its lifetime. Learn more at Railroad: Burlington Northern RailroadLocomotive: Scale Test CarLocation: Grand Forks, North Dakota, USALocomotive #: BN 979004Train ID: ****Photo Date: February 18, 2008
Built in 1917 by NSC for PRR Purchased by CN in 1943
CP Scale Test pair ride the end of this construction debris train.
A very unusual Scale Test car, with only 2 axles, and a splintered piece of wood for a chock brake.
CNW Scale test car.
15-ton Test Weight Car PRR (1909) PRR 999951
This car looks good considering that it is 105 years old!
This scale test car is being leased to Marathon Pulp