PRR Class FM flatcars

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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
FM  2D-F1Arch Bar  
FM  2D-F2Crown  
FM  2D-F8P.R.R.  
FM  2D-F8aP.R.R.  
FM  2D-F9  
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used.

Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

ClassCarNumberAAR ClassPRR Oct 44PRR Oct 48PRR Apr 52PRR Oct 53PRR Oct 58PRR Oct 63PRR Apr 68
FM425500426977FM LF590570157991651
FM436001437132FM LF68631710---
FM473000473764FM LF5575544243496962
FM925003925521FM LF168162514041-
FM928001939868FM LF38936611265102-
FM947010947050FM LF141443---
FM947502947997FM LF22621864424- -
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr

Modeling Information:

Funaro & Camerlengo
FMHO6500PRR "FM" Flatcar Kit Contains 2 Cars with Stamped Stake Pockets and Decals resin kit w/ decals-
FMHO6501PRR "FM" Flatcar Kit Contains 2 Cars with Cast Stake Pockets and Decals resin kit w/ decals-
FMHO-PRR FM Container Car w/ 5 DD1a Containersbrass - rtr-
FMHOR-105FM Class Flat Carbrass - rtr-
FMHORWL R-360Flat Carbrass - rtr-
Red Caboose
FMHO222642' Flat Car - PRR (red)Plastic kit w/ separate detailsstand in at best
FMHO30.7FM 40' riveted steel flat revenue service decalsresin kit w/ decals-
FMHO30.8FM 40' riveted steel flat MOW decalsresin kit w/ decals-
FMHO30.9FM 40' riveted steel flat car MOW decals, w/ cabin & side boardsresin kit w/ decalsw/ cabin and side boards

Model Photos online:

(Photos of models submitted by visitors. Accompanied by descriptions)

Report MarkClassDescriptionManufacturerScaleModeler
PRR 473830FMFM flatcarscratchbuilt1/4"Eugene Deimling
PRR 473830FMFM flatcar closeup of endscratchbuilt1/4"Eugene Deimling

Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PCC&StL 15087FMbuilders photo (E7251)-6/10/26PRR photo (B&W)
PCC&STLR 15087FM---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Cars & Locos 1926
PRR 473409FMcontainer car builders photo -?PRR photo (B&W)
PRR 491151FMMOW crawler crane carrierSunbury, PA6/2003John Caples

Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
FMCars of the Pennsy49PRR 473389--11/31w/ LCL containter
FMCars of the Pennsy54PCC&StLR 15087--6/26-
FMPiggybacks & Containers15?--12/31corner detail of car w/ LCL container
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 1108PRR 489696PK-mow-9/76Tower Car
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 2112PRR 489696----
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 2115PRR 491063----
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 2116PRR 491984----
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 2116PRR 491987----
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 388PRR 473567CKWilkes Barre, PA11/17/1956with John Bull replica
FMPRR Color Guide Vol 388PRR 473613CKWilkes Barre, PA11/17/1956with John Bull replica companion passenger car
FMTrackside Scranton11?PRR 473567CKWilkes-Barre, PA11/17/56w/ John Bull replica load
FM-towerPRR Color Guide Vol 3117PRR 489782mow-yellow--tower car

Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View

Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
FMClass DiagramPennsy Car Plans91
FMClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams97container servive w/ container diags.
FMPlanModel Railroader-1/6235
FMPlanModel Railroader-10/7781
FMPlanModel Railroader-8/6342
FMPlanRail Model Craftsman-3/416Container Car #925029
FMP,FGR,FGR1,FGRA1,FM,F25,F25a,F25bArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 191Shadow or Plain Key - FMP, F25A shown

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