HighlandRail/DEY-7 652 wrote:What was the lineage of the cars in the OCS train? Is there a roster out there?
CR 1 Blt 1927 for Pullman (Shannon) then #ed 1816 then sold to Southern Railway as #3102, re# 10 then #3
CR 3 Blt ???? for Michigan Central # 1 Ex Pullman 6109 Sold to New York Central # 10 Exx PC # 2
CR 4 Blt 1927 for Pullman as a troop sleeper and rebuilt by Southern office Car (Tennessean) in 1951 and was renumbered # 4 in 1953
CR 9 Blt 1957 for CN as Dinette Car #428 it carried this Number into the VIA Rail fleet till it joined Conrail temporarily #ed 23 till 4/19/1985
CR 10 Blt 1922 for Pullman as the Queen Elizabeth it was later renamed Hudson River for use on the Empire State Express in 1942 it was renamed Twilight Limited then Kalamazoo River. In 1947 it was deemed to old by Pullman and put in the stand by fleet by pullman named as Victoria Park in 1952 it joined NYC as #30. it then became PC 76 and was painted Red, White & Blue it held this number into Conrail till it was repainted in 1977.
CR 11 Blt 6/54 Ex ERIE (Spirit of Youngstown as a 10-Roomette sleeper it then joined the EL office car fleet in 1970? as EL #5.
CR 12 Blt 1952 as PRR (Baron DeKalb) it was numbered PRR and later PC 7138.
CR 20 Blt 1940 from Pullman lot 6612 as NYC?? (Chicopee Falls) it did not have much of a Career or a Future and spent most of its time in Company Service as NYC 10597, then as #10648 then X23417 then PC 23417
CR 21 Blt 1924 Ex ATSF #55 Exx 32
CR 22 Blt 1939 for Pullman as Experimental Car (American Milemaster) it laterbecame EMD Test Car ET800 Then Southern Pacific Railroad 9500
CR 23 Blt 1914 for NYC as Baggage Car 7494. This car is used as a Tool & Supply car for the office car fleet.
CR 24 Blt ???? Ex Pullman Millitary sleeper or coach?? it was sold to to Southern Railway as # 23?? and renumbered by Conrail to #24
CR 26 Blt 1913 as Pullman sleeper (Kokomo later (Seaside) it was sold to Southern RY as #1043
info is from CONRAIL COLOR GUIDE TO FREIGHT EQUIPMENT VOLUME 1: 1976-1987 BY LARRY DeYoung
CARS 5, 8, 19, 27, 50, & 55 must have joined the Conrail office car fleet after 1987 becouse my book dose not cover these cars.