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 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.

CR 22936 at Mount Union, PA

Conrail SW9 9125 is seen passing class N5B cabin car 22936 at the old Mount Union, PA freight station in 1979.

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