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