PRR N6 and N6a cabin cars


General information:


Modeling Information:

Alco MOdels
N6bHOX-122N6b cabin w/ offset cupolabrass - rtr-
Alpha Models
N6bHO-PRR Caboose N6b center cupolabrass - rtr-
N6bHO-PRR Caboose N6b offset cupolabrass - rtr-
N6aHO-PRR Caboose N6abrass - rtr-
LMB Models
N6aHO-"PRR Wood Caboose"brass rtrcenter cupola.
Model Power
N6aHO--plastic trainset rtrend cupola General overall dimensions and look are fair. Cupola slightly undersized. End railing detail must be replaced with scale (or less oversize) wire and posts.
Precision Scale
N6bHOPSC16540Wood Cabin Car Class N6b (Offset Cupola)brass - rtr-
N6bHOPSC16542Wood Cabin Car Class N6b (Centered Cupola)brass - rtr-
N6aHOPSC16544Wood Cabin Car Class N6a (wide cupola)brass - rtr-
Quality Craft
N6aHO-PRR N6awood kit-
N6bHO-PRR N6bwood kit-
Railworks
N6bHO-PRR Wood Cabin Car - N6a Wide Cupolabrass - rtr-
N6bHO-PRR Wood Cabin Car - N6b Offset Narrow Cupolabrass - rtr-
N6bHO-PRR Wood Cabin Car - N6b Center Narrow Cupolabrass - rtr-
Walthers
N6bHO7460Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Undecorated w/Offset Cupola (Some Assembly Required) plastic - RTRIncorrect windows
N6bHO7641Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania w/Offset Cupola - Small Name Only plastic - RTRIncorrect windows
N6bHO7642Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania w/Offset Cupola - Large Name plastic - RTRIncorrect windows
N6bHO7643Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania w/Offset Cupola - Shadow Keystone, Large Name Above plastic - RTRIncorrect windows
N6bHO7651Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania #981693 w/Centered Cupola: Roman Lettering & Bars plastic - RTRcorrected windows
N6bHO7652Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania #981801 w/Centered Cupola; Keystone at Top plastic - RTRcorrected windows
N6bHO7653Platinum Line(TM) Pennsylvania N6B Wood Cabin Car (Caboose) Ready to Run -- Pennsylvania #980883 w/Centered Cupola; Keystone in Middle plastic - RTRcorrected windows


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 980016N6bon display at stationHarrisburg, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 981530N6b-Richmond, IN 07/60Donald Papa (B&W) {Bob Rathke Collection from George Elwood's site)
PRR 982209N6b(Sam Wolfe on platform)Lewisburg, PA1957(b&w)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
N6bCars of the Pennsy58PRR 982150--11/39in shop
N6bKeystone Vol 33, #164PRR 980020PKPhiladelphia, PA1960's-
N6bKeystone Vol 33, #364PRR 982232NKMuskegon, MI6/50-
N6bKeystone Vol 6, #412PRR 980727NKSouth Bend, IN8/1950-
N6bKeystone Vol 6, #412PRR 982111NKLancaster, PA9/1956-
N6bKeystone Vol 7, #416PRR 982402SKLittle Creek, VA1/10/1962-
N6bPennsy Power 3415PRR 980105--5/51-
N6bPennsy Power 3415PRR 980166--12/60-
N6bPennsy Power 3415PRR 982404----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 1102PRR 980184CK-9/67-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 1102PRR 982016CK-5/68Eastern Region
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 1102WARR409--10/67-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2103PRR 980774----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2103PRR 981801----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2104PRR 980803----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2104PRR 980866----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2104PRR 981736----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2105PRR 981827----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2105PRR 982234----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2110PRR 492401----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2111PRR 492414----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2111PRR 492894----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 2112PRR 492414----
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 3100PRR 980866SKKalakasha, MI3/4/1961-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 3100PRR 981790SKChicago, IL2/1961-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 3116PRR 492894CK-mow--circle keystone on PK style yellow lettering
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 399PRR 980172NKWilkes Barre, PA10/18/1953-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 399PRR 981128SKIndianapolis, IN8/1963-
N6bPRR Color Guide Vol 399PRR 981798NKSandusky, OH5/1957-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
N6aE-73624elevation
N6bE-73624elevation
N6a,N6bE-73624floor plan


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
N6AClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 6, No. 411
N6aClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams98w/ interior
N6BClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 6, No. 411
N6bClass DiagramPennsy Car Plans92
N6BPlanHO Monthly/HO Model Trains-12/53
N6BPlanModel Railroader-12/42564
NC,ND,NDA,N4,N6A,N6BLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 411Circle Keystone-NDa shownilleg.
ND,NDA,N6A,N6BArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1106Shadow Key - ND shown
NDA,N4,N6A,N6BLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 410Circle Keystone-NDa shown62524 D


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