PRR Class GG gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGG
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentsself clearing
Qty Built2800+
Built1895-
Capcy70,000
Weight35,200
Capcy box933
Capcy heap175
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.27' 7"
I.W.8' 5"
I.H4' 6-1/2"
Truck center20' 2"
length over strikers30' 0"
coupled length32' 3-1/2"
panels10
height8' 9-1/4"
width extreme9' 10-1/2"
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 GG on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Modeling Information:

Westerfield
GGHO11043GG HOPPER CAR, ORIG., LOW, 1906/09 LETTERINGresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-
GGHO11401GG HOPPER CAR, ORIG., LOW, 1895/02 LETTERINGresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-
GGHO11402GG HOPPER CAR, ORIG., TALL, 1898/02 LETTERINGresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-
GGHO11404GG HOPPER CAR, REBUILT, TALL, 1909-1920's LETTERINGresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-
GGHO11451GG HOPPER CAR, TALL, MODERNIZEDresin kit w/ 1 piece body & decals-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PY&ARR 1818GGAs rebuilt for the 1939 World's Fair. (E11883)-11/16/39PRR photo (B&W)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GGCars of the Pennsy41PCC&StLR A----
GGPRR Steel Open Hoppers19PY&ARR 1818-Strasburg, PA-In museum


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GGN-44-Aelevation
GGN-44-Belevation
GG-elevation
GG1E-404453-elevation
GG1E-404935-Celevation
GG1E-404453-elevation
GG1E-?elevation
GG1E-406204-Delevation
GG1?elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
G29a,GG29b,G29c,G29d,30aArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 146Shadow Key - G29a, G30a shown
GGClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 114
GG,GH,GNLettering DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 118-191921


References:

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


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