PRR Class G22B gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassG22b
Diagram?yes
ModelWesterfield
Commentsconverted from G22
Qty Built491
Built1930 (rebuilt from G22, G22a)
Capcy200,000
Weight51,000
Capcy box1,288
Capcy heap320
Sidessteel
Floorsteel
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframefish belly
I.L.46' 2-1/2"
I.W.9' 3-1/2"
I.H3' 0"
Truck center38' 0"
length over strikers48' 0"
coupled length50' 6"
panels13
height6' 4-3/4"
width extreme10' 0"


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
G22b  2F-F2  
G22b  2F-F3Dual Trucks Span Bolster  
G22b  2F-F4  
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
G22b353000353460GB LG258292372426424437226
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Westerfield
G22HO1201G22 MODN., G22A, G22Bresin kit w/ decalsrebuilt w/ tight floor - discontinued
G22aHO1201G22 MODN., G22A, G22Bresin kit w/ decalsrebuilt w/ tight floor - discontinued
G22bHO1201G22 MODN., G22A, G22Bresin kit w/ decalsrebuilt w/ tight floor - discontinued
G22bHO1252G22/G22b Modernized, CK decalsresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-
G22bHO1254G22b rebuilt, SK decalsresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 353064G22B---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Locos & Cars 1939
PRR 353064G22bbuilders photo w/ HB1 containers (E10517)-10/6/36PRR photo (B&W)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
G22bCars of the Pennsy48PRR 353016CK-12/31w/ containers
G22bPennsy Power 3404PRR 353016--12/31-
G22bPRR Color Guide Vol 1110PRR 49079PK-mow-5/85-
G22bPRR Color Guide Vol 145PRR 353221SK1b-4/68w/ containers
G22bPRR Color Guide Vol 277PRR 353381PK---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
G22bE-93171elevation
G22bE-93171-Delevation


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