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9/20/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Bob Zimmermann
Dates:6/15/1968 - 12/31/1974
Album Info:My father gave me a Polaroid Colorpack II for my first camera. It didn't take great pictures, but I used it to record freight cars in local rail yards and sidings before graffiti became popular. Pictures were taken in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Enjoy.
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PC 766000 flat
Title:  PC 766000 flat
Description:  drop center 6-axle flat car at Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  8/17/1968  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:21:09 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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DODX flat with loads
Title:  DODX flat with loads
Description:  DODX flatcar with two tanks parked near Penn Central Atlantic Ave shops
Photo Date:  9/14/1968  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:54:24 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  105   Comments: 0
CNW boxcar
Title:  CNW boxcar
Description:  Chicago & North Western hi-cube boxcar at Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  10/19/1968  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:52:38 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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ART reefer
Title:  ART reefer
Description:  American Refrigerator Transit reefer, jointly owned by NW and MP, in sight of the swing bridge over the Genesee River
Photo Date:  7/19/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:48:44 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  94   Comments: 0
BO 364130 gondola
Title:  BO 364130 gondola
Description:  On trackage of the Rochester Subway near South Ave and Court St
Photo Date:  7/19/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:52:03 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  158   Comments: 0
UTLX tank Cairn St
Title:  UTLX tank Cairn St
Description:  UTLX tank car near oil tanks on former PRR branch on Rochester's west side
Photo Date:  7/26/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:49:22 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  79   Comments: 0
Erie 84451 boxcar
Title:  Erie 84451 boxcar
Description:  Under the signal bridge and yard tower at Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  8/16/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:14:20 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  100   Comments: 0
Goodman St yard
Title:  Goodman St yard
Description:  Two rebuilt Penn Central gondolas in Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  8/16/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:15:56 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  71   Comments: 0
PRR 23044 boxcar
Title:  PRR 23044 boxcar
Description:  In Penn Central's south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  8/16/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:42:31 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  108   Comments: 0
flatcar with lumber
Title:  flatcar with lumber
Description:  flat car from unknown railroad with a load of lumber; interesting brake wheel
Photo Date:  8/16/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:50:38 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  99   Comments: 0
N&W 53340 boxcar
Title:  N&W 53340 boxcar
Description:  In Penn Central's south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  10/11/1969  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:19:24 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  142   Comments: 0
UP boxcar
Title:  UP boxcar
Description:  UP boxcar slogan: be specific, ship Union Pacific
Photo Date:  1/10/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:48:01 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  71   Comments: 0
MRS 7011 boxcar
Title:  MRS 7011 boxcar
Description:  Round top Manufacturers Railway boxcar in Penn Central's south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  6/13/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:18:43 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  94   Comments: 0
PLE 4560 hopper
Title:  PLE 4560 hopper
Description:  Loaded hoppers with Bettendorf trucks in Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  7/11/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:41:55 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
ACFX 5090 tank
Title:  ACFX 5090 tank
Description:  Used to haul liquid chlorine, on a siding in the Charlotte, NY south yard
Photo Date:  7/18/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:47:36 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  89   Comments: 0
ACSX 65522 tank
Title:  ACSX 65522 tank
Description:  Used to haul liquid chlorine, sitting in the Charlotte, NY south yard
Photo Date:  7/18/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:48:16 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  97   Comments: 0
PFE 458052 reefer
Title:  PFE 458052 reefer
Description:  Pacific Fruit Express SP/UP reefer in Penn Central's south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  7/18/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:41:07 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  83   Comments: 0
SFRB 5480 boxcar
Title:  SFRB 5480 boxcar
Description:  In Penn Central's west yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  8/15/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:44:50 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
GN BAR boxcar
Title:  GN BAR boxcar
Description:  On the southbound "second belt" on Penn Central's Charlotte secondary
Photo Date:  8/22/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:15:21 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  85   Comments: 0
SHPX 53093 hopper
Title:  SHPX 53093 hopper
Description:  used to transport plastic pellets on siding near Lake Ave in Kodak Park
Photo Date:  9/12/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:45:32 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  96   Comments: 0
BN CN boxcars
Title:  BN CN boxcars
Description:  Burlington Northern and Canadien National boxcars at Penn Central's Goodman St yard
Photo Date:  10/10/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:51:10 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
PTTX bulkhead flat
Title:  PTTX bulkhead flat
Description:  bulkhead flat car being unloaded on Greece Lumber siding at north end of B&O's belt line
Photo Date:  10/10/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:43:18 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  87   Comments: 0
SPS 318112 boxcar
Title:  SPS 318112 boxcar
Description:  being unloaded at Greece Lumber siding on B&O's belt line
Photo Date:  10/10/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:47:08 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  98   Comments: 0
BM 2077 boxcar
Title:  BM 2077 boxcar
Description:  In the south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  10/17/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:50:42 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  102   Comments: 0
SAL 95031 gondola
Title:  SAL 95031 gondola
Description:  at north end of B&O belt line in Rochester at Latta Rd
Photo Date:  11/15/1970  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:44:07 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  109   Comments: 0
MEC 5972 boxcar
Title:  MEC 5972 boxcar
Description:  A spot sometimes used for unloading on B&O's belt line, near Greece Lumber Co and Latta Rd
Photo Date:  1/9/1971  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:18:04 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  101   Comments: 0
RIPCO stock car
Title:  RIPCO stock car
Description:  Lincoln Park neighborhood meat packer
Photo Date:  7/17/1971  Upload Date: 2/19/2018 9:28:04 AM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  20   Comments: 0
B&O 482709 boxcar
Title:  B&O 482709 boxcar
Description:  In the south yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  8/14/1971  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:50:08 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  97   Comments: 0
B&O 468298 boxcar
Title:  B&O 468298 boxcar
Description:  On sidings near Lincoln Park and the Penn Central main line
Photo Date:  7/8/1972  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:49:26 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  95   Comments: 0
HWCX 89 tank slurry
Title:  HWCX 89 tank slurry
Description:  Haliburton slurry transport on the interchange between B&O's belt line and Penn Central's west yard in Greece, NY
Photo Date:  9/9/1972  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:16:33 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  94   Comments: 0
PC FGE 362514 boxcar
Title:  PC FGE 362514 boxcar
Description:  Fruit Growers Express reefer in Penn Central's west yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  12/16/1972  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:40:31 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  77   Comments: 0
WM 10763 hopper
Title:  WM 10763 hopper
Description:  hoppers from various railroads in Penn Central's west yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  12/16/1972  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:50:01 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  125   Comments: 0
P&LE 70543 hopper
Title:  P&LE 70543 hopper
Description:  In Penn Central's west yard in Charlotte NY
Photo Date:  12/8/1973  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:20:30 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  90   Comments: 0
D&H 188 hopper
Title:  D&H 188 hopper
Description:  Colors were yellow with blue lettering; on a siding in the west yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  12/15/1973  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 8:53:16 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  77   Comments: 0
NYC 78656 box
Title:  NYC 78656 box
Description:  In Penn Central's west yard in Charlotte, NY
Photo Date:  12/30/1973  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:20:04 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  101   Comments: 0
GN 4006 boxcar
Title:  GN 4006 boxcar
Description:  Sitting on the interchange track between B&O's belt line and Penn Central's west yard at the boundary between Greece and Charlotte NY
Photo Date:  12/21/1974  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:14:51 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  199   Comments: 0
UP boxcar
Title:  UP boxcar
Description:  UP "automated railway" in yellow and silver at Greece Lumber on B&O's belt line
Photo Date:  12/31/1974  Upload Date: 1/27/2018 9:48:36 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY
Author:  Bob Zimmermann
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  90   Comments: 0


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