PRR Class GK gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGK
Diagram?no
Commentsballast doors
Qty Built~7000
Built1898-
Capcy80,000
Weight34,400
Capcy box1,021
Capcy heap206
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.33' 0"
I.W.8' 4"
I.H3' 9"
Truck center24'
length over strikers35' 7"
coupled length37' 10"
panels9
height7' 10-5/8"
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 GK on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GKN-45-Aelevation
GKN-45-Belevation
GK-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GA,GC,GE,GKEnd elevationsKeystone Vol 19, No. 127end elevation showing truss rod development
GKClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 126


References:

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


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