PRR Class GE gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGEGE cokeGE coke (2)
Diagram?nonono
Model---
Commentsdrop doors
Qty Built~20000
Built1888-1897
Capcy60,00060,00060,000
Weight30,30029,90031,000
Capcy box1,0212,0002,000
Capcy heap206206206
Sideswoodwoodwood
Floorwoodwoodwood
Endsfixedfixedfixed
Sillstraightstraightstraight
Underframetruss rodtruss rodtruss rod
I.L.33' 0"33' 0"33' 0"
I.W.8' 4"8' 4"8' 4"
I.H3' 8"7' 3-3/4"7' 3-3/4"
Truck center24'24'24'
length over strikers35' 7"35' 7"35' 7"
coupled length37' 10-1/2"37' 10-1/2"37' 10-1/2"
panels999
height7' 9-5/8"11' 4-5/8"11' 4-5/8"
width extreme9' 11-1/2"9' 11-1/2"9' 11-1/2"
Trucksarch bararch bararch bar
source keystone, V19#1 keystone, V19#1 keystone, V19#1


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

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


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GEG190E-408964-elevation
GEG190E-408964-Bfloor plan
GEW240E-87497-elevation
GEW240E-87505-Afloor plan
GEW250,GEW250aE-87500-C,D,Eelevation
GEW250E-87499floor plan
GEW250aE-87499floor plan
GEW275,GEW275a,GEW275bE-88730-C,D,Felevation
GEW275E-87503floor plan
GEW275aE-87498-floor plan
GEW275bE-87498-floor plan
GEG350,GEG350b,OEG350,OEG350bE-88730-G,F,E,D,C,Belevation
GEG350,OEG350E-87498-Cfloor plan
GEG350aE-87502-floor plan
GEG350b,GEG350bE-87502-Efloor plan
GEW350,OEWG350E-87497-H,G,F,E,Delevation
GEW350,OEWG350E-87497-H,F,E,Dfloor plan
GEG415E-92242-elevation
GEG415E-92242-floor plan
GEN-42-Aelevation
GEN-42-Belevation
GE 3 board-elevation
GEN-43-Belevation
GE 4 board-elevation
GE 3 board coke-elevation
GE 4 board coke-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GA,GC,GE,GKEnd elevationsKeystone Vol 19, No. 127end elevation showing truss rod development
GEClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 122
GEClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 123w/ coke rack
GEClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 124w/ coke rack


References:

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


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