PRR Class GC gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGC
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentsdrop doors
Built1880-
Capcy40,000
Weight24,800
Capcy box626
Capcy heap183
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.33' 0"
I.W.7' 5"
I.H2' 6"
Truck center24'
length over strikers35' 7"
coupled length37' 10-1/2"
panels9
height6' 7"
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 GC on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GCN-41-Aelevation
GCN-41-Belevation
GC-elevation
GCL161692elevation
GCL261692elevation
GCL361626elevation
GCL461626elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GA,GC,GE,GKEnd elevationsKeystone Vol 19, No. 127end elevation showing truss rod development
GCClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 121


References:

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


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