PRR Class G34 gondolas


General information:

  • 46' long
  • straight sides
  • 11 side stakes
  • riveted construction
  • no end sills


    Some stats:

    ClassG34G34a
    Diagram?yesyes
    Qty Built2,000200
    Built1950-1951 (Bethlehem Steel)1966 (rebuilt from G34)
    Capcy140,000154,000
    Weight49,80050,300
    Capcy box1,7321,748
    Capcy heap364364
    Sidessteelsteel corrugated horiz
    Floorsteelsteel
    Endsfixedfixed
    Sillstraightstraight
    Underframestraightstraight
    I.L.46' 0"46' 0"
    I.W.9' 6"9' 6"
    I.H3' 11-9/16"4' 0"
    Truck center36' 7-1/2"36' 7-1/2"
    length over strikers47' 7-1/2"47' 7-1/2"
    coupled length50' 1-1/2"50' 1-1/2"
    panels1212
    height7' 5-1/4"7' 5-11/16"
    width extreme10' 3-5/8" 10' 3-5/8"


    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
    G34610000611999GB--20002000199819931622
    G34a610000611999GB------200
    Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


    Equipment Diagrams online:

    Class(es)tracing #View
    G34E-454801-Aelevation
    G34aE-463516elevation


    Plans and diagrams in print:

    Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
    G31,G31a,G31b,G31d,G32,G32a,G34,G35Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 147Shadow Key - G31, G32 shown
    G32,G32a,G34Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 153Shadow Key w/ report marks - G32 shown



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