I thought this Scale Test Car (MPX 194) an interesting find for my day's outing. I don't often get to see a scale car, except back in the mid-west. It was in the last third of a mixed freight cons... (more)
Ex-SR pioneer cab unit, an FT B, was still being used as a scale test car at Andover, Virginia in 1975. One of its original four portholes has been blanked over.
Bringing up the rear of Q317 is this scale test car, still lettered for Chessie/C&O!
Scale test car number 914217.
52 years old & 80,000 pounds! Test weight car embedded in a string of empty coal hoppers on a siding at Mifflin.
A CNW scale test car waits in the West Yard for placement at 3M later in the week.
Scale Test Car
C&NW Scale Test Car headed south from Marinette.
Milwaukee scale test car sandwiched between SOO line caboose 134 and 108