PRR Class G36 gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassG36G36aG36fG36c covG36d skidG36fG36e
Diagram?yesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Comments366800-366899 nailable steel floorstanray roofskids
Qty Built6002001,700
Built1958 (Sam Rea)1959 (Sam Rea)1959 (Sam Rea)1959 (Sam Rea)1960 (GATC)
Capcy140,000140,000140,000140,000135,000140,000
Weight55,50057,30056,50064,90071,70056,500
Capcy box1,7451,7451,7452,597-1,828
Capcy heap405405405-405
Sidessteelsteelsteelsteelsteelsteel
Floorwoodwoodwoodwoodwoodsteel
Endsfixedfixed (Stanray IDE)fixedfixedfixedfixed (pullman std)fixed
Sillfish bellyfish bellyfish bellyfish bellyfish bellyfish belly
Underframe??????
I.L.52' 6"52' 6"52' 6"52' 6"52' 6"52' 6"
I.W.9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"
I.H3' 6"3' 6"3' 6"5' 2-1/2"3' 6"3' 8"
Truck center43' 8"43' 8"43' 8"43' 8"43' 8"43' 8"
length over strikers54' 8"54' 8"54' 8"54' 8"54' 8"54' 8"
coupled length57' 2"57' 2"57' 2"57' 2"57' 2"57' 2"
panels121212121212
height7' 2-5/16"7' 2-5/16"7' 2-5/16"9' 11-27/32"12' 9-1/8"7' 2-5/16"
width extreme10' 7" 10' 7" 10' 7" 10' 7" 10' 7" 10' 7"


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
G36366300366899GB GBS----600595595
G36368300369299GB----NEW--
G36a341900342399GB----NEWGONE-
G36a385000385071GB GBS-----7271
G36a385522386153GB GBS-----629615
G36a385635386025GBS-----22
G36b366300366899GBS-----55
G36c385000385071GBR------1
G36c385072385321GBR GBSR-----250247
G36c385522386153GBR------3
G36c386154386699GBR-----102109
G36c615000617599GBR-----198244
G36d385322385521GBS-----200197
G36e619300620999GB GBS LG-----17001697
G36f386154386699GB GBS-----444419
G36f615000617599GB GBS-----24022307
G36g385522386153GBS------1
G36g386154386699GBS------3
G36g615000617599GBS------15
G36h366300366899GBS------2
G36h385522386153GBS------2
G36h615000617599GBS------6
G36k385522386153GB------6
G36l386154386699GB GBS------6
G36l615000617599GB------16
G36m386154386699GBR------3
G36m615000617599GBR------2
G36n385322385521GBS------2
G36p386154386699GBS------2
G36p615000617599GBS------1
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 385202G36c-Altoona, PA5/16/1974Greg Martin
PRR 385264G36c--1963PRR photo (B&W) from The Pennsy, Mar-Apr 1963


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
G36PRR Color Guide Vol 282PRR 366581SK2a---
G36PRR Color Guide Vol 383PRR 366419SK2--Junk load
G36aPRR Color Guide Vol 149PRR 385746PK-3/74-
G36aPRR Color Guide Vol 282PRR 386103SK2a---
G36aPRR Color Guide Vol 384PRR 285804SK?--Chain Link load
G36cPC Color Guide83PC 611114PC-10/73nee PRR 385196
G36cPRR Color Guide Vol 149PRR 615932PK-5/73-
G36cPRR Color Guide Vol 155PRR 385128SK2a-5/68-
G36cPRR Color Guide Vol 283PRR 385188SK2a---
G36cPRR Color Guide Vol 384PRR 615641PK---
G36cPRR Color Guide Vol 391PRR 386373PK--on F41 #469364
G36dPRR Color Guide Vol 150PRR 385405SK2a-4/74-
G36dPRR Color Guide Vol 283PRR 385325SK2a---
G36ePRR Color Guide Vol 150PRR 620727SK2a-6/68-
G36ePRR Color Guide Vol 150PRR 620893SK2a-5/61-
G36ePRR Color Guide Vol 283PRR 620417SK2a---
G36ePRR Color Guide Vol 284PRR 620962SK2a---
G36fPRR Color Guide Vol 284PRR 386388PK---
G36fPRR Color Guide Vol 284PRR 617236SK2a---
G36fPRR Color Guide Vol 385PRR 616028PK---
G36hPC Color Guide82PC 601298PCHollidaysburg, PA10/81nee PRR 366704
G36mPC Color Guide77PC 525715PCBethlehem, PA12/22/76nee PRR 386696


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
G36E-458818-Aelevation
G36a,G36fE-461324-Aelevation
G36cE-461647-Aelevation
G36dE-461647-Aelevation
G36eE-461324-Aelevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
G36,G36a,G36c,G36d,G36e,G36fArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 161Plain Key - G36 shown
G36,G36a,G36e,G36fArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 154Shadow Key w/ report marks - G36 shown
G36dArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 155Shadow Key w/ report marks - G36d shown
G36eClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams92


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