Mechanical Reefers

While not a major portion of Conrail's roster, they did own a handful of mechanical reefers, including the experimental 359020 with a satellite-tracking system to monitor the car's location and temperature.

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CR 359001 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed in August 1981. Reweighed at Northumberland, PA in April 1980 (CR CY 4-80).
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Conrail 359004 is seen in storage at Rutherford, PA.  Car is ex EL 5003 and was built 3-66.
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Conrail 359006 is seen in storage at Rutherford, PA.  Car is ex EL 5005 and was built 3-66.
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CR 359009 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 07-15-1990. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 3-66).
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CR 359010 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 07-17-1994. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 3-66).
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Car is ex EL 5012 and was built 3-66 by PC&F.
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CR 359015 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 03-07-1993. Reweigh date is WOR 5-81.
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CR 359020 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car seen at Enola, PA on 01-28-1981. Car was not reweighed when repainted (New 3-66).
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CR 359020 (Only GPS guided Reefer) at the Danbury (CT) Railroad Museum. Still there to this day, although in not so good shape. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.
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Location, date and author unknown. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.
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1993  North Departure Yard at Selkirk. Photo by John Durant. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.
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CR 359020 Reefer sits with PFE cars in the North departure Yard Selkirk, NY 2/8/94. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.
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CR 359022 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Hollidaysburg, PA on 12-07-1996. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 12-67).
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CR 359022 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Hollidaysburg, PA on 04-20-1997. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 12-67).
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Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.
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Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.
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Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.
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Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.
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CR 359024 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 07-15-1990. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 12-67).
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CR 359024 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Hollidaysburg, PA on 08-09-1992. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 12-67).
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CR 359024 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Hollidaysburg, PA on 08-15-1993. Reweigh date is the original build date (New 12-67).
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CR 359036 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 07-17-1994. Car was last reweighed at Fort Wayne car shop in April 1977 most likely while still in original EL paint (P441 4-77).
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CR 6364 and 6377 helpers are on the rear of an eastbound coal train at "Works" on 8/31/91, amongst a sea of stored cars and locomotives.

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