Updated Roster of LIRR

N22 Class Cabin Cars

C-50 thru C-70

This list is as of 2020

Article by Joe Vila

Build Dates need positive confirmation.
 

Sub Class N-22A
Built: 1958-1960
International Railway Car Co. (IRCO)

C-50:
Preserved at Oyster Bay Railroad Museum 

(Verified 2020)

C-51:

Sitting in Long Island Railroads Babylon team yard

(Verified 2020)

C-52:

(Scrapped 1975) Possibly suffered an interior fire in early 1970s, Spotted in Richmond Hill deadline in 1972, relocated to Corona yards in Flushing for scrapping, photos exist from both
locations.

(Verified 2020)

C-53:

Owned by Lindenhurst Historical
Society Donated by the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum
(Friends of Locomotive 35)

(Verified 2020)

C-54:

(Scrapped) January 12th 2019

Left LIRR on flat car Frontier Metals in Ohio they were awarded the scrap contract

C-55:

unknown and presumed (scrapped) information needed

C-56:

January 12 2019 left LIRR on flat car Frontier Metals in Ohio they were awarded the scrapping contract in 2017 saved last minute by the Grey Granite Railroad in Connecticut

-Briefly renumbered MW-1 and painted in the “coast guard scheme” likely in the 1980s

(Verified 2020)

C-57: 

Preserved in private ownership at the Bay Schiff Scout Reservation in Wading River

C-58: 

Preserved in private ownership at the Hoosier Valley Museum, North Judson, Indiana.

(Verified 2020)

C-59:

Unknown (scrapped)

C-60:

Preserved by Twin Forks, restored to  orange/black in 2007 and leased to New York City Transit Museum, release renewed in 2019.
(Verified 2020)

C-61:

Saved from scrap at last minute. At Grey Granite RR in Gladstone CT

Class N-22B
Built: 1960-1961
International Railway Car Co. (IRCO)

C-62:

Ownership transferred to NYAR in May 1997 with the lease of freight service, subleased to Louisville & Indiana RR (Anacostia & Pacific subsidiary) Re numbered on LIRC as their 105.

C-63:
Donated to Twin Forks Chapter of the NRHS in 2003, restoration to service began in 2019, Stored at LIRR team yard, Riverhead, NY.

(Verified 2020)

C-64:
Donated to Twin Forks Chapter of the NRHS in 2003, restoration to service began in 2019, Stored at LIRR team yard, Riverhead, NY.

(Verified 2020)

C-65:
Ownership transferred to NYAR in May 1997 with the lease of freight service, restored and remains in service, Renumbered to NYA 52 stored in LIRR/NYAR Fresh Pond yard in Queens,
NY.

-NOTE: not to be confused with N22a class of the same number

(Verified 2020)

C-66:

In service on LIRR, though currently stored serviceable in upper Holban yard. Car was sent out to Blue Ridge Rail restorations in the early 1990's and restored as the “president’s car.” New seats and carpeting was added and returned to as delivered paint. Repainted by LIRR Freight Dept. in 2013 and dedicated to road conductor Sherri Hine (McKenna)
was whose family had a member with the LIRR since the early 1900s
(Verified 2020)

C-67:

Private ownership. (Radar Railcar Incorporated) Last know location was in Roanoke Va. Renumbered
to RRCX 67. One photo exists dated 11/2004
October 5, 2012 - left Roanoke VA heading for George’s Creek Ry. with reporting marks VGNX
67. Currently in Maryland most recent photo 6/2019 For sale on GCK Ry.

(Verified: 2020)

C-68:

Donated to The Railroad Museum of Long Island, and is currently on the Museums grounds in Riverhead, NY. Cosmetically restored and used as display on isolated panel track.
Note: Only caboose known to retain
its original windows and was not
upgraded with FRA 233 glazing in
the 1970's

(Verified 2020)

C-69:
Currently Stored, LIRR Dunkirk yard, Queens NY. Used in service until 2016. OOS after a “claimed” discovery of peeling paint containing Lead. Car remains serviceable but has not been
used. As of November 2020, the Interior- bunks were removed. Walk over seats removed. Cold water tank, Sink, WC, and lockers. Still in place.
As of March 2020, interior fully gutted. Except for lockers and WC. Lead paint removal completed and car has been repainted a Cream color. New vinyl window installed in one of the
bays, Floor completely replaced with composite decking.

(Verified 2020)

C-70:
Ownership transferred to New York & Atlantic in May 1997 with the lease of freight service. Stored in Bush Terminal in Brooklyn for 5 years, Burned by vandals around 2003. Scrapped by Gershow Recycling (Brooklyn) in 2004 (Verified 2020)

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Location

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