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.

CR 359001

CR 359001 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed in August 1981. Reweighed at Northumberland, PA in April 1980 (CR CY 4-80).

CR 359001

CR 359001 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car was reweighed at Northumberland, PA in April 1980 (CR CY 4-80).

CR 359002

CR 359002 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66. It was later deleted on 10/27/95, and sold as AM 1400 (which was deleted on 8/19/2003).

CR 359004

Conrail 359004 is seen in storage at Rutherford, PA.  Car is ex EL 5003 and was built 3-66.

CR 359006

Conrail 359006 is seen in storage at Rutherford, PA.  Car is ex EL 5005 and was built 3-66.

CR 359007

CR 359007 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66. It was deleted on 10/27/95, and sold as AM 1404 (which was deleted on 8/19/2003).

CR 359009

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).

CR 359009

CR 359009 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66.

CR 359010

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).

CR 359010

CR 359010 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66.

CR 359012

CR 359012 is seen at Rutherford, PA, in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66. It was deleted on 10/27/95, and restenciled to AM 1407 (which was deleted on 8/19/03).

CR 359013

Car is ex EL 5012 and was built 3-66 by PC&F.

CR 359013

CR 359013 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL 5012 and was built 3-66 by PC&F. It was deleted on 10/27/95 and was sold as AM 1408 (which was deleted on 8/19/03).

CR 359014

CR 359014 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage.

CR 359015

CR 359015 ex Erie Lackawanna mechanical refrigerator car photographed at Altoona, PA on 03-07-1993. Reweigh date is WOR 5-81.

CR 359015

CR 359015 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66. Reweigh date is WOR 5-81. It was deleted on 10/27/95 and sold as AM 1410 (which was deleted on 8/29/2003).

CR 359016

CR 359016 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL 5015 and was built 3-66. It was deleted on 4/8/95.  This car now resides at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona.

CR 359017

Car is ex EL and was built 3-66 by PC&F.

CR 359017

CR 359017 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66 by PC&F.

CR 359018

CR 359018 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66.

CR 359020

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).

CR 359020

CR 359020 is seen at Rutherford, PA. Car is ex EL and was built 3-66.

CR 359020 in Danbury, CT

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.

CR 359020 Mechanical Reefer (w/ GPS)

Location, date and author unknown. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.

CR 359020 Mechanical Reefer (w/GPS)

1993  North Departure Yard at Selkirk. Photo by John Durant. Car is ex EL 5019 and was built 12-67.

CR 359020 Selkirk, NY 2/94

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.

CR 359022

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).

CR 359022

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).

CR 359022

CR 359022 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 12-67.

CR 359023

CR 359023 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage.

CR 359024

Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.

CR 359024

Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.

CR 359024

Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.

CR 359024

Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.

CR 359024

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).

CR 359024

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).

CR 359024

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).

CR 359024

CR 359024 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL 5023 and was built 12-67.

CR 359025

CR 359025 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 12-67. It was deleted on 10/27/95 and sold as AM 1415 (which was deleted on 8/19/2003).

CR 359028

CR 359028 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 12-67.

CR 359034

CR 359034 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage.  Car is ex EL and was built 12-67.

CR 359035

CR 359035 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car is ex EL and was built 12-67.

CR 359036

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).

CR 359036

CR 359036 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage. Car was last reweighed at Fort Wayne car shop in April 1977 most likely while still in original EL paint (P441 4-77).

CR 359037

CR 359037 is seen at Rutherford, PA in storage.

CR 6364 on Rear of Eastbound, Altoona, PA 8/31/91

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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