PRR Class G30 gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassG30G30a
Diagram?yesyes
ModelSunshine
CommentsAAR war emergency
Qty Built1,000
Built1943-1944
Capcy140,000
Weight56,800
Capcy box1,680
Capcy heap412
Sidescomposite
Floorwood
Endsdrop
Sillfish belly
Underframestraight
I.L.52' 6"
I.W.9' 1-1/4"
I.H3' 6"
Truck center43' 6-3/4"
length over strikers54' 6-3/4"
coupled length57' 0-3/4"
panels16
height7' 2-1/8"
width extreme10' 5"
Trucks


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
G303623843624072E-F17National Malleable24
G303624083624102E-F21National Type B-13
G30362411 2E-F17National Malleable1
G30362412 2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead1
G30362413 2E-F17National Malleable1
G303624143624152E-F19Barrett-Whitehead2
G303624163624292E-F17National Malleable14
G30362430 2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead1
G303624313624712E-F17National Malleable41
G30362472 2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead1
G303624733624822E-F17National Malleable10
G30362483 2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead1
G303624843624862E-F17National Malleable3
G30362487 2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead1
G303624883624982E-F17National Malleable11
G303624993625012E-F19Barrett-Whitehead3
G303625023625222E-F17National Malleable21
G303625233625252E-F19Barrett-Whitehead3
G303625263625592E-F17National Malleable34
G303625603625622E-F19Barrett-Whitehead3
G303625633625972E-F17National Malleable35
G303625983626582E-F19Barrett-Whitehead61
G303626593626642E-F17National Malleable6
G303626653626732E-F19Barrett-Whitehead9
G303626743626762E-F17National Malleable3
G303626773630932E-F19Barrett-Whitehead417
G303630943631202E-F17National Malleable27
G303631213632042E-F19Barrett-Whitehead84
G303632053632262E-F21National Type B-122
G303632273632282E-F19Barrett-Whitehead2
G303632293632542E-F21National Type B-126
G303632553632582E-F19Barrett-Whitehead4
G303632593632822E-F21National Type B-124
G30363283 2E-F17National Malleable1
G303632843632862E-F21National Type B-13
G303632873632892E-F19Barrett-Whitehead3
G30363290 2E-F21National Type B-11
G303632913632922E-F17National Malleable2
G303632933632962E-F19Barrett-Whitehead4
G303632973633092E-F17National Malleable13
G303633103633132E-F21National Type B-14
G303633143633442E-F17National Malleable31
G303633453633462E-F21National Type B-12
G303633473633832E-F17National Malleable37
G30  2E-F17National Malleable  
G30  2E-F19Barrett-Whitehead  
G30  2E-F21National Type B-1  
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
G30362384363383GB1000100033626578772
G30a362384363383GB--66273291891113
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Funaro & Camerlengo
G30HO6153PRR 526 Wood War Emergency Composite Gondola with Decals resin kit w/ decals-
G30HO6423PRR 52 6 Steel War Emergency Gondola With Decals resin kit w/ decals-
Sunshine
G30HO5. 1P52'-6" war emergency gondola w/ interiorresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
G30HO5. 2P52'-6" war emergency gondola w/o interiorresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
G30HO5.3P52'-6" war emergency gondola rebuilt w/ steel sidesresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
Tichy
G30HO1040War Emergency Composite Mill Gondolaplastic-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
G30Cars of the Pennsy48PRR 362548CK-5/43-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
G30E-428244-Aelevation
G30aE-428244elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
G30Class DiagramPennsy Car Plans84
G30Class DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams91
G30aArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 152Shadow Key w/ report marks - G30a shown


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