PRR Class N5A cabin cars


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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
N5a  2A-F3  
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used.


Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

There were no members of class N5A on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Modeling Information:

Alpha Models
N5aHO-PRR Caboose N5a/f without antennabrass - rtr-
Sunset Models
N5aHOHO135PRR N5a No Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5aHOHO135aPRR N5a with Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 477267N5A---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Locos & Cars 1939


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
N5aPennsy Power 3416PRR 477267----


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
N5aE-419126-Aelevation
N5aE-419126-D,Aelevation
N5aE-419126-D,Afloor plan


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1107Shadow Key - N5 shown
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1108Plain Key - N5 shown
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 413Shadow Keystone-N5 shown456369 D
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 414Plain Keystone-N5 shown461935 B
N5,N5A,N5B,N5DLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 412No Keystone- Passenger Service -N5 shown80499 D


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