PRR Class GD gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGD
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentshopper bottom
Qty Built12000-15000
Built1866-
Capcy60,000
Weight26,700
Capcy box966.5
Capcy heap162
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.25' 6-1/2"
I.W.8' 5-1/2"
I.H8' 4-3/4"
Truck center17' 6"
length over strikers28' 0"
coupled length30' 3-1/2"
panels11
height8' 0-5/8"
width extreme9' 11-1/2"
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 GD on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GD-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GDClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 112


References:

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


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