PRR Class G25 gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassG25G25aG25b
Diagram?noyesyes
ModelWesterfield
CommentsUSRAUSRAUSRA
Qty Built2,500
Built1919-1920 (P.S.C. & S.S.C)
Capcy140,000140,000
Weight51,80051,000
Capcy box1,3111,3321,311
Capcy heap327317327
Sidessteelsteelsteel
Floorwood??
Endsdropdropdrop
Sillstraightstraightstraight
Underframefish bellyfish bellyfish belly
I.L.46' 0"46' 0"46' 0"
I.W.9' 2-1/2"9' 6"
I.H3' 1-3/4"3' 0"
Truck center37' 7"37' 7"37' 7"
length over strikers47' 10"47' 10"47' 10"
coupled length51' 1"51' 1"51' 1"
panels131313
height6' 7-1/2"6' 7-1/2"
Trucks


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
G25  2E-F2c  
G25a  2E-F3U.S.R.A  
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
G25315867317366GB14621485642420205-
G25751330751829GB4894942171479--
G25775968776029GB61612115---
G25810775810941GB16116576503--
G25825288825436GB1431486441---
G25840319840440GB1171214828---
G25a357002357100GB5971----
G25b340120342599GB--140217365743-
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Walthers
G25HO745246' USRA Steel Gondola-PRR SKplastic - RTR
G25HO7466Gold Line(TM) 46' USRA Steel Gondola -- Pennsylvania Railroad (Circle Keystone) plastic - RTR-
Westerfield
G25HO8103USRA mill gondola, PRR G25 (NK, CK)Resin Kit w/ decals-
G25bHO8155PRR G25B gondola, CKResin Kit w/ decals-
G25bHO8157PRR G25B gondola, SKResin Kit w/ decals-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
G25Keystone Vol 33, #16PRR 315867 CTNK3Altoona, PA7/1919-
G25Keystone Vol 33, #18PRR 316084CK-2/13/1942floor replacement, side shot
G25Keystone Vol 33, #18PRR 316084CK-2/13/1942floor replacement, interior shot
G25Keystone Vol 33, #18PRR 316084CK-2/13/1942floor replacement, interior shot
G25Keystone Vol 33, #19PRR 315944CK-2/20/1942loaded with ship propellers
G25Keystone Vol 33, #39PRR 315944CK-2/20/1942loaded with ship propellers


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
G2561600elevation
G25,G25a61600-B,Aelevation
G25b,G25a61600-C,B,Aelevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
G22,G22a,G22b,G25,G25bArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 141Shadow Key - G22b shown
G22,G22b,G22c,G25,G25bArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 156Plain Key - G22b shown
G22,G22b,G25,G25bArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 150Shadow Key w/ report marks - G22b shown
G25Class DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 16-61600
G25b, G25aClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 16-61600-C
G25b, G25aClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 17-61600-C


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