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Pennsylvania Railroad Cabin Cars

 

Author:

Robert L. Johnson

Publisher:

PRRT&HS

Published:

2021

ISBN:

978-0-9993584-6-7

Pages:

224

Type:

softbound

This book documents the entire history of the PRR's cabin cars, with text, photos, and diagrams. The rear pocket of the book has the following PRR standard drawings in it: C-106250(NE, NEa), C-106251 (NE), A-111893, A-111895 (N6a, N6b), A-111969 (N6a, N6b), A-111923 (N6a, N6b, NEa).

Chapter

Page

Title / Description

1

7

The Early Years: Conductor's Cars and Boxcars in Cabin Car Service 1860-1871

2

13

The Standard PRR Caboose Car 1871-1884

3

25

Wider Cabin Cars, Class F 1884-1892

4

37

Longer Cabin Cars, Class NC 1892-1903

5

53

The Southwest System Goes Its Own Way: Classes NBa, NE, and NEa 1895-1913

6

70

The Northwest System Goes Its Own Way: Classes NC with High Cupola and NE 1899-1913

7

82

Steel Underframes - Class ND 1903-1913

8

97

Caboose Laws and the PRR, Classes N5, NDa, and N4 1912-1919

9

111

Caboose Laws and Lines West, Classes N6a and N6b 1913-1919

10

119

Consolidation of PRR and PLW, Classes N5, N6a, and N6b 1920-1929

11

132

Depression Years, Class N5a 1930-1939

12

149

World War II, Classes N5b, N5c, and NX23 1939-1945

13

171

Postwar Developments, Classes N5d, N5e, N8, and N5f 1945-1957

14

196

The Last PRR Decade 1958-1968

15

214

PRR Cabin Cars in the Penn Central and Conrail Years 1968-1988