PRR Class GB gondolas


No description for this class is available yet. Sorry. Would you like to write one?


Some stats:

ClassGB
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentshopper bottom, original cars shorter
Qty Built15000-20000
Built1874-
Capcy80,000
Weight20,700
Capcy box799
Capcy heap133
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.23' 6-1/2"
I.W.7' 6-1/2"
I.H8' 4-3/4"
Truck center15' 6"
length over strikers26' 0"
coupled length28' 3-1/2"
panels9
height8' 0"
width extreme9' 0-1/2"
Trucksarch bar
source keystone, V19#1


Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

There were no members of class GB on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GBN-40-Aelevation
GBN-40-Belevation
GB-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GBClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 112
GBPlanRail Model Craftsman-10/96No.8397
GBside elevationKeystone Vol 19, No. 111


References:

  • KEY 1/86 - Wooden Gondola Cars of the Pennsylvania System (Fischer, Ian)
      GA... history, photos, arrangements, plans, roster


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