N5B Cabooses

The N5B class was built by the PRR in 1941. 183 cars made it onto Conrail, assigned slots CR 19103-06 and CR 22796-22996. Some cars were renumbered into CR 20001-20076 by the late 1970s.

CR 20002 - Class N5B

Former PC 22799/PC 19004/PRR 477581 seen stored at Reading, PA on 12/26/1986, likely awaiting the scrappers' torch.

CR 20004 - Class N5B

Former CR 22801/PC 22801/PRR 477659 at Rutherford, PA on 1/1/1983.

CR 20011 - Class N5B

CR 20011R ex PC 22844/PRR 477061.

CR 20027 - Class N5B

CR 20027 ex PC 22891/PRR 477662.

CR 20027 - Class N5B

CR 20027 ex PC 22891/PRR 477662.

CR 20029 - Class N5B

CR 20029 ex PC 22907/PRR 477643.

CR 20031 - Class N5B

Conrail class N5B caboose is seen at Morrisville, PA behind Amtrak SW1 738 at Morrisville, PA in 1984. CR 20031 ex PC 22914/PRR 477722.

CR 20035 - Class N5B

CR 20035 ex PC 22922/PRR 477697.

CR 20038 - Class N5B

Former PC 22927/PRR 477806 in storage at Rutherford, PA on 6/5/1983.

CR 20040 - Class N5B - at Greenfield, MA. on 6/23/84.

CR N5B cabin 20040 on B&M train MERU at Greenfield, MA. on June 23, 1984. CR 20040 ex CR 22929/PC 22929/PRR 477638.

CR 20043 - Class N5B

CR 20043 ex PC 22936/PRR 477797.

CR 20046 - Class N5B

CR 20046 (ex CR 22943/PC 22943/PRR 477647) on the rear of an eastbound at Harrisburg, PA on 11/1/80.

Also a neat partial shot of CR 260097 ex-EL 50' boxcar.

CR 20048 - Class N5B

CR 20048 ex PC 22947/PRR 477634.

CR 20053 - Class N5B

CR 20053 ex PC 22956/PRR 477769.

CR 20053 - Class N5B

CR 20053 ex PC 22956/PRR 477769.

CR 20059R - Class N5B

CR 20059R ex PC 22978/PRR 477297.

CR 20066 - Class N5B

Conrail class N5B caboose 20066 is seen at Morrisville, PA in 1981. CR 20066 ex PC 22990/PC 19096/PRR 477153.

CR 20066 - Class N5B at Morrisville, PA

Conrail class N5B caboose 20066 is seen at Morrisville, PA in 1981. CR 20066 ex PC 22990/PC 19096/PRR 477153.

CR 22805 - Class N5B

CR 22805 ex PC 22805/PRR 477625.

CR 22810 - Class N5B

Former PC 22810/PRR 477693 is seen at Rutherford, PA on 3/4/1984.

CR 22812 - Class N5B

CR 22812 ex PC 22812/PRR 477664.

CR 22813 - Class N5B

CR 22813 ex PC 22813/PRR 477743.

CR 22813 - Class N5B

CR 22813 ex PC 22813/PRR 477743.

CR 22818 - Class N5B

CR 22818 ex PC 22818/PRR 477736.

CR 22827 - Class N5B

CR 22827 ex PC 22827/PRR 477816.

CR 22835-Class N5B

CR 22835 is seen on the rear of TV61 as it passes MG Tower on 7/18/85. It's not to often you get to see a former PRR cabin coupled to a double stack car. Cabin is ex PC 22835/PRR 477708 and was built 6-41. Photo by H. E. Brouse.

CR 22836 - Class N5B

Conrail class N5B caboose 22836 is seen at the end of a caboose deadline in Rutherford, PA in 1983.

CR 22836 - Class N5B

CR 22836 has seen much better days before she was moved to the Rutherford deadlines in 1983.

CR 22836 - Class N5B

Torched N-5B cabin CR 22836 sitting in the yard at Rutherford, PA on 3/23/1986. Former PC 22836/PRR 477648.

CR 22841 - Class N5B

RDG SW1500 2770 (CR 9620) works Abrams yard sandwiched between ex-PC N5B 22841 and RDG N4 92887 (CR 18752) cabooses.

CR 22841 - Class N5B

RDG SW1500 2770 (CR 9620) works Abrams yard sandwiched between ex-PC N5B 22841 and RDG N4 92887 (CR 18752) cabooses.

CR 22856 - Class N5B

Conrail class N5B caboose 22856 is seen at Conway Yard in 1983, shot from inside the yard tower.

CR 22859 - Class N5B

CR 22859 ex PC 22859/PRR 477819.

CR 22860 - Class N5B

CR 22860 ex PC 22860/PRR 477658.

CR 22865 - Class N5B

CR 22865 ex PC 22865/PRR 477623.

CR 22888 - Class N5B

CR 22888 ex PC 22888/PRR 477767.

CR 22888 Altoona, PA 8-21-1981

Helper duo CR SD-45 6203 (ex-PC) and 1979-built SD-40-2 6494 push hard on N-5B class cabin CR 22888 (ex-PRR 477767) as they head up the Curve in August, 1981.

CR 22890 - Class N5B

Former PC 22890/PRR 477745 is seen at Rensselaer, NY on 10/12/1984.

CR 22892 - Class N5B

CR 22892 ex PC 22892/PRR 477786. Note the "RS-41" stencil.

CR 22892 - class N5B

A pair of CR cabooses at Conway included N5B 22892 (ex-PRR 477786) in August, 1977.

A three-unit engine move behind included CR blue GP38 7832, leased CNW GP35 826, and SD45 6078 (ex-EL 3613).

The two autoracks loaded with new Ford Pinto's on the next track give historical perspective.

CR 22894 at East Deerfield, MA. on 10/22/82

N5B cabin car 22894 on the rear of a westbound empty UBO coal train departing East Deerfield yard on Oct. 22, 1982.

CR 22895 - Class N5B

CR 22895 ex PC 22895/PRR 477792.

CR 22898 - Class N5B

CR 22898 ex PC 22898/PRR 477785.

CR 22898 - Class N5B

Former PC 22898/PRR 477785 is seen at Cresson, PA on 11/17/1984.

CR 22909 - Class N5B

Former PC 22909/PRR 477621 in storage at Rutherford, PA on 6/5/1983, having been bad-ordered about a month before. The former # in the top corner reads "PR 477621".

CR 22921 - Class N5B

Former PC 22921/PRR 477675 is seen at Rutherford, PA on 3/25/1984.

CR 22925 - Class N5B

Conrail Class N5B caboose 22925 brings up the markers on an eastbound TV train at Duncannon, PA in 1981.

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