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Richard Koehler's Collection
 
7/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Richard Koehler
Dates:4/1/2006 - 4/21/2017
Album Info:I wide range of railcars still wearing their Original Paint long after the companies were absorbed or merged. Some still retain original (or successor) reporting marks, others have gotten a second life with leasing companies.
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Ex- Chessie System covered hopper
Title:  Ex- Chessie System covered hopper
Description:  All CSX painted over was the reporting mark
Photo Date:  11/23/2005  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:50:08 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Erie Lackawanna Hopper
Title:  Erie Lackawanna Hopper
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Photo Date:  11/23/2005  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 6:07:56 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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KELX 281376
Title:  KELX 281376
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Photo Date:  4/1/2006  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:40:14 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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One of these things is not like the other
Title:  One of these things is not like the other
Description:  An ex Amtrak roadrailer at the time employed by Triple Crown
Photo Date:  5/10/2006  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:47:35 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Seaboard Trailer
Title:  Seaboard Trailer
Description:  An SBD trailer randomly sitting in the parking lot near the Emsworth crossing
Photo Date:  8/16/2010  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:43:54 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Santa Fe covered hopper
Title:  Santa Fe covered hopper
Description:  Always good to see an unpatched Santa fe object
Photo Date:  5/9/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:20:13 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Ex- Baltimore & Ohio covered hopper
Title:  Ex- Baltimore & Ohio covered hopper
Description:  Although CSX doesnt care too much about its Heritage, Their sometimes hasty renumbering jobs sometimes leave little to the imagination
Photo Date:  5/9/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:47:18 PM
Location:  Bellevue, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Conrail Transfer Caboose
Title:  Conrail Transfer Caboose
Description:  I still get excited everytime i see a caboose. Also note the Illinois Terminal gondola in the foreground
Photo Date:  5/12/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:25:26 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
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Delaware & Hudson
Title:  Delaware & Hudson
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/11/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:17:05 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Erie Lackawanna 5-Bagger
Title:  Erie Lackawanna 5-Bagger
Description:  These 3 were part of a string of 5 EL Hoppers still numbered for their Pre-Conrail owner
Photo Date:  6/11/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:59:30 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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More EL
Title:  More EL
Description:  Another one from the string of 5
Photo Date:  6/11/2011  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 6:01:01 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Another PC covered hopper
Title:  Another PC covered hopper
Description:  This one appears to have not been "Painted Out" by Conrail
Photo Date:  6/11/2011  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:43:33 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Cotton Belt covered hopper
Title:  Cotton Belt covered hopper
Description:  One of my earliest memories of being down here is seeing a Cotton Belt locomotive, so seeing SSW stuff is still coolto me..
Photo Date:  6/11/2011  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:47:21 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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A faded CNW
Title:  A faded CNW
Description:  A former CNW shorty covered hopper, still very yellow
Photo Date:  7/7/2011  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:43:08 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Unpatched Seaboard Gondola
Title:  Unpatched Seaboard Gondola
Description:  I always take joy in seeing something from CSX's past that hasn't been re-lettered.
Photo Date:  2/18/2013  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:44:20 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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PC Gondola complete with an excavator
Title:  PC Gondola complete with an excavator
Description:  This was part of a work train that was being pulled by a Tractor Trailer-type truck
Photo Date:  5/29/2013  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:42:27 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Another PC gon in the consist
Title:  Another PC gon in the consist
Description:  the second of 2 PCs on the short work train
Photo Date:  5/29/2013  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:42:47 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Ex-Milw
Title:  Ex-Milw
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2013  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:56:23 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Norfolk Southern Coil car with a C&O shield
Title:  Norfolk Southern Coil car with a C&O shield
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/6/2013  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:40:43 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Southern Hopper double-header
Title:  Southern Hopper double-header
Description:  2 fairly clean SOU hoppers on a mixed freight
Photo Date:  4/1/2014  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:46:06 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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More Difco
Title:  More Difco
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/28/2014  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:29:32 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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A big ol' woodchip car
Title:  A big ol' woodchip car
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/28/2014  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:46:21 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Views:  28   Comments: 0
SOU 900537
Title:  SOU 900537
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2014  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:46:37 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Illinois Central Gulf covered hopper
Title:  Illinois Central Gulf covered hopper
Description:  Like i stated in an earlier picture covered hoppers are immortal
Photo Date:  10/9/2014  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 6:10:16 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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PC 598536
Title:  PC 598536
Description:  I've recently seen alot of PC gondolas
Photo Date:  10/9/2014  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:41:47 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Screaming Eagle
Title:  Screaming Eagle
Description:  I like seeing unpatched UP predecessor stuff
Photo Date:  11/11/2014  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:40:25 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Conrail Scale Test Car
Title:  Conrail Scale Test Car
Description:  This unusual piece rolled by early one morning
Photo Date:  11/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:39:13 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Southern Pacific in the snow
Title:  Southern Pacific in the snow
Description:  A decent-condition SP Boxcar fairly far from home
Photo Date:  1/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:47:09 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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I like Hamburgers
Title:  I like Hamburgers
Description:  An NW covered hopper with the Hamburger Logo still visible
Photo Date:  4/4/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:40:56 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Wacky repainted NW Hopper
Title:  Wacky repainted NW Hopper
Description:  An NW covered hopper with what appears to be a custom repaint job.
Photo Date:  4/26/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:41:25 AM
Location:  Ben Avon, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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PC Gondola
Title:  PC Gondola
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/26/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:42:07 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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An old Scale-Test car
Title:  An old Scale-Test car
Description:  This is definately vintage. Research on this site told me this originated with The Erie RR and through transitive property went to Conrail and then finally to Norfolk Southern.
Photo Date:  4/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:33:33 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Santa Fe
Title:  Santa Fe
Description:  Its nice to see a Santa fe car still wearing the ATSF mark.
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:19:01 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  37   Comments: 0
Conrail Difco
Title:  Conrail Difco
Description:  I know its not too old but its unusual.
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:28:17 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Ex- Milwaukee Road covered hopper
Title:  Ex- Milwaukee Road covered hopper
Description:  Covered hoppers seem to be immortal. Here is an example of a 2nd lifer
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:52:40 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  31   Comments: 0
Another Ex-Milw
Title:  Another Ex-Milw
Description:  DSSX seems to employ quite a few former Milwaukee Road covered hoppers
Photo Date:  6/3/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:54:37 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  32   Comments: 0
Seaboard Covered Hopper
Title:  Seaboard Covered Hopper
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/3/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:39:23 AM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Views:  30   Comments: 0
Seemingly Old SOU Boxcar
Title:  Seemingly Old SOU Boxcar
Description:  I dont know anything about this car except it has definately seen better days
Photo Date:  8/21/2015  Upload Date: 5/19/2016 3:45:01 AM
Location:  Glenfield, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Views:  41   Comments: 1
Santa Fe Boxcar
Title:  Santa Fe Boxcar
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/17/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:22:55 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  29   Comments: 0
5 Decades later...
Title:  5 Decades later...
Description:  These cars are pushing 50 and still in revenue service. Its a testament to how well stuff was built.
Photo Date:  11/1/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 6:05:45 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  55   Comments: 1
Ex-PC Covered Hopper
Title:  Ex-PC Covered Hopper
Description:  Complete with some Jade green paint and very visible "Paint Out" marks
Photo Date:  11/11/2015  Upload Date: 2/10/2016 5:43:19 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  45   Comments: 0
BN 448132
Title:  BN 448132
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/10/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:18:34 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  4   Comments: 0
Ex Family Lines Covered Hopper
Title:  Ex Family Lines Covered Hopper
Description:  Passing thru Shouse Park in Crescent Township near Coraopolis and Moon
Photo Date:  1/31/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:21:24 PM
Location:  Crescent, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  2   Comments: 0
Ex Rock Island covered hopper
Title:  Ex Rock Island covered hopper
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/21/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:51:05 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  5   Comments: 0
Ex Rio Grande covered hopper
Title:  Ex Rio Grande covered hopper
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/12/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:50:36 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  3   Comments: 0
CO 356407
Title:  CO 356407
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/29/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:19:14 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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SOU 550601
Title:  SOU 550601
Description:  I like the effort to paint over the graffiti
Photo Date:  3/29/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 6:22:29 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  2   Comments: 0
SOU 524967
Title:  SOU 524967
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/14/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 6:22:08 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  2   Comments: 0
CR 56134
Title:  CR 56134
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/23/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 5:19:44 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
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Views:  8   Comments: 0
Ex Rio Grande Hi-Top Hopper
Title:  Ex Rio Grande Hi-Top Hopper
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2016  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 6:23:44 PM
Location:  Emsworth, PA
Author:  Richard Koehler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  2   Comments: 0


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