PRR Class G39 gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassG39G39a
Diagram?yesno
ModelAWE, F&CAWE, F&C
Comments110 had foam
Qty Built1,0001,000
Built1961 (Sam Rea)1964 (Sam Rea)
Capcy140,000140,000
Weight45,00045,000
Capcy box1,3241,324
Capcy heap--
Sidessteelsteel
Floorsteelsteel
Endsfixedfixed
Sillstraightstraight
Underframestraightstraight
I.L.22' 0"22' 0"
I.W.9' 0"9' 0"
I.H7' 2-5/16"7' 2-5/16"
Truck center15' 0"15' 0"
length over strikers25' 0"25' 0"
coupled length27' 6"27' 6"
panels88
height10' 8-3/4"10' 8-3/4"
width extreme9' 10-1/2" 9' 10-1/2"


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
G391400014999GT-----1000974
G39a1300013999GT------959
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Funaro & Camerlengo
G39HO6430PRR G39 & G39A Ore Jennies - Kit Contains 2 Cars With Decals resin kit w/ decals-
G39aHO6430PRR G39 & G39A Ore Jennies - Kit Contains 2 Cars With Decals resin kit w/ decals-
Stewart
G39aHO10512G39A 70-Ton Ore Car - Single -- Pennsylvania; As-Delivered, No Car Numberplastic kitnow Bowser
G39HO1060070 Ton Ore Car, Undecoratedplastic and cast metal w/ molded on details-
G39HO1060470 Ton Ore Car, Pennsylvania #14000plastic and cast metal w/ molded on details-
G39aHO10604G39 70-Ton Ore Car - Single -- Pennsylvania #14000plastic kitnow Bowser
G39bHO1065077 Ton Ore Car, Undecoratedplastic and cast metal w/ molded on details-
G39bHO1065477 Ton Ore Car, Pennsylvania #14034plastic and cast metal w/ molded on details-
G39aHO10674G39a 70-Ton Ore Car - Kit -- Pennsylvania plastic kitnow Bowser
G39aHO10675G39a 70-Ton Ore Car - Kit -- Pennsylvania - Re-Trucked plastic kitnow Bowser
G39bHO10687G39B 70-Ton Ore Car - Kit -- Pennsylvania - Re-Truckedplastic kitnow Bowser


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 13281G39aside view, pretty rusty!Reading, PA8/1992John Caples
PRR 13598G39aside viewMingo Jct., OH5/1992John Caples


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
G39Cars of the Pennsy50PRR 130?7PK---
G39Pennsy Power 3405PRR 14000--3/61-
G39PRR Color Guide Vol 152PRR 14509SK2b-5/70-
G39PRR Color Guide Vol 152PRR 14892SK2b-9/73-
G39PRR Color Guide Vol 386PRR 14146SK2---
G39aCars of the Pennsy50PRR 13948PK--Insulated
G39aPC Color Guide74PC 502028PCHorseshoe Curve, PA7/30/82nee PRR 13???
G39aPRR Color Guide Vol 153PRR 13165PK-1/72-
G39aPRR Color Guide Vol 153PRR 13918PK-2/65Insulated
G39aPRR Color Guide Vol 285PRR 13104PK---
G39aPRR Color Guide Vol 286PRR 13915PK---
G39aPRR Color Guide Vol 386PRR 13927PKDupont, PA2/13/1973~Fuzzy~


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
G39E-460965-Belevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
G38,G39,G39aPlanRail Model Craftsman-12/6747
G39Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 163Plain Key - G39 shown


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