1954 Passenger Car Roster

Road Number:1157
Car Name:
Class:D78ED
Type:Caf
Configuration:
Seating Type:
Seating Capacity:42
Year On Roster:1922
Year Off Roster:1961
Assignment (1954):72 The Juniata 25 The Metropolitan / Afternoon Steeler
Last Known Status:Akron, Oh.
Builder:ACS
Plan:
Lot:
Serial Number:
Build Date:10/11/22
Construction:Standard
Roof Type:Round
Air Conditioning:Mechanical
Dia:
Truck Type:2E-P6B
Paint (1943):
Notes:10/11/22 Built, ACS, 36 seats, D78 #4489. 8/8/35 Safety gas-mech a/c installed, D78R. 11/10/43 Seating changed to 48, D78R. 6/1/49 Seating changed to 36, D78R. 3/53 Rebuilt, renumbered to #1157, D78EDR. 8/61 Whitelined, D78EDR. As D78EDR, commonly called 'coffee shop cars'. Ran between Pittsburgh and New York on trains 25 and 72. Al Stauffer says car is preserved at Quaker Square in downtown Akron, Oh.
Published Photos:'The Keystone', Vol.36 No.1, Spring 2003, p. 13, Oct. 1922, as #4489. 'The Keystone', Vol.36 No.1, Spring 2003, p. 47, March 1953 (two shots of interior). 'The Keystone', Vol.36 No.1, Spring 2003, p. 48, no longer in revenue service. 'The Keystone', Vol.36 No.1, Spring 2003, p. 48, March 1953, with 'shadowline' paint applied for service on the 'Congressional' and 'Senator'. 'Pennsy Power III', p. 385. 'Pennsylvania Dining Cars', p. 29, exterior and interior shots. 'Pennsylvania Dining Cars', p. 30, interior shot.
HO Scale Models:
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Keys:
Builder: ACF = American Car & Foundry; ACS = Altoona Car Shops; B&S = Barney & Smith; PSC = Pressed Steel Car Co.; P-S = Pullman Standard.
Construction: Standard weight is commonly referred to as Heavyweight.



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