Business Car #1
Penn Central business car #1 was assigned to the railroad's president. This was one of several PC business cars
which carried the number 1. It is seen at Monroe, Virginia, in October, 1970.
Photo from the Stephen Foster collection. (152 K)
Former PRR class P70fb commuter car 1690 is seen at Chicago, IL, in PC paint.
Photo from Jeffrey Dobek collection. (65 K)
A former NYC 1800-series commuter car is seen at Croton-North, NY.
Photo by Rob Carlo. (53 K)
Former PRR PS124 class sleeper 4363 Club Creek at Chicago, Illinois, in both Tuscan Red interim paint and in full PC green paint.
Photos from Jeffrey Dobek collection. (68 K)
Another PS124 class sleeper 4365 Conenago Creek at Chicago, Illinois, in ex-PRR Tuscan Red interim paint. This
car was originally numbered PRR 8365.
Photos from Jeffrey Dobek collection. (72 K)
Ex-PRR PS106 class sleeper 4318 Kankakee Rapids at Long Island City, NY, with letterboard painted out and PC worms applied.
Photos from Jeffrey Dobek collection. (73 K)
Sleeper Lookout Point at Altoona, PA. This was a former New Haven car, as evidenced
by its drab green paint. Photo from Jeffrey Dobek collection. (41 K)
PC parlor car 7136 was photographed in Boston on January 22, 1973 by Bob Redden. (199 K)
Another PC parlor car at Boston is the "Anthony Wayne," car number 7137, photographed on August 22, 1972 by
Ralph Phillips, from the Stephen Foster collection. (110 K)
These photos are of PC observation car 7128, named George Washington. The car still exists today on
the east side of Denver, Colorado, just off of I-70 around Havana Street. The car was built as PRR 7128,
class POC85c, for Senator service. All three photos were taken in 1992 by Gene Fusco.
Here is a PC passenger car that still exists today: ex-PRR class B60 baggage car 7604 is seen
at the Springfield, MA, Amtrak station on October 3, 1998. The car is located on the west end of
the station, on the south side of the Conrail (B&A) main. It is on piece of track not
connected to anything. The car had been used for storage but I do not know if it is
still being used. The photo was taken from the end of the station platform by Jim Fellows.
Railway Post Office
This PC RPO car was seen parked along the Amtrak Shore Line on the Providence/Pawtucket, RI, border. The
car appears to carry Amtrak car number 17039. It is not known what its Penn Central number was. This photo
was taken during the summer of 2000 by by Dave Hall. (76 K)