PRR Class GLA gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGLa
Diagram?yes
ModelWesterfield
Commentsself clearing
Capcy100,000
Weight39,000
Capcy box1,683
Capcy heap217
Sidessteel
Floorhopper
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.30' 5"
I.W.9' 6"
I.H-
Truck center22' 3"
length over strikers32' 3"
coupled length34' 9"
panels8
height10' 0"
width extreme10' 1-3/8"
source


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GLa  2D-F1Arch Bar  
GLa  2D-F2Crown  
GLa  2D-F8P.R.R.  
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used.


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

ClassCarNumberAAR ClassPRR Oct 44PRR Oct 48PRR Apr 52PRR Oct 53PRR Oct 58PRR Oct 63PRR Apr 68
GLa139826140781HM80580480380065530-
GLa153923169299HM120891206812050120469958459209
GLa198079200100HM241241241241195--
GLa200101219957HM785785786786665461
GLa250000250978HM46846646846839023-
GLa252659253247HM559558557556447172
GLa263239-HM11111--
GLa263651263852HM167167167167139101
GLa265000265210HM1921911911911497-
GLa675001675796HM307307307306248162
GLa685003685545HM29829729628524216-
GLa695001695328HM1241241241241013-
GLa697332697928HM17517417317315013-
GLa698002698268HM9595959483--
GLa699934700086HM137136136136121--
GLa701001706399HM3377337333663364279813612
GLa709002709294HM1781771771761463-
GLa713936714023HM79797878674-
GLa715002715446HM27027026926921511-
GLa723003723025HM101010108--
GLa723404723463HM1919191916--
GLa723902724011HM4444444436--
GLa724481724504HM2222222215--
GLa724769727099HM624623623623511211
GLa727452729780HM924924923923756381
GLa748118749998HM942937936934773362
GLa891589891733HM13613613613610341
GLa892578893920HM1180117911751174968463
GLa896819898298HM13001298129612961063684
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Bowser
GLaHO56200GLa - undecoratedplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
GLaHO55903GLa - Circle Keystoneplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
GLaHO55903GLa - Shadow Keystoneplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
GLaHO55903GLa - Plain Keystoneplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
Westerfield
GLaHO5700GLA HOPPER PRE-1911UNDECORATEDresin kit-
GLaHO5701GLA HOPPER PRE-1911 PENNSYLVANIAresin kit w/ decals-
GLaHO5750GLA HOPPER POST-1911 UNDECORATEDresin kit-
GLaHO5751GLA HOPPER POST-1911 PENNSYLVANIAresin kit w/ decals-
GLaHO5761GLA HOPPER CAR, AB BRAKESresin kit w/ decals-
GLaHO5762GLA HOPPER CAR, AB BRAKES, SK DECALSresin kit w/ decals-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 167514GLabuilders photo--Pennsylvania Railroad


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GlaKeystone Vol 23, #124PRR 705805CK-5/56loaded-in train
GLaKeystone Vol 35, #155PRR 675001---3/4 view
GLaKeystone Vol 7, #36PRR 214838CK-1952-
GlaPennsy Power 3406PRR 250730--6/34-
GlaPRR Color Guide Vol 1114PRR 5035BWC-9/76-
GLaPRR Color Guide Vol 276PRR 4226Berwind---
GLaPRR Color Guide Vol 276PRR 4357Berwind---
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers13PRR 161295CKAltoona, PA4/3/53Yard scene
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers13PRR 893899CKAltoona, PA4/3/53Yard scene
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers155PRR 167334CKHarrisburg, PA10/1/46-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers155PRR 715055CKHarrisburg, PA9/12/47-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers24PRR 704574CK---
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers24PRR 748601CKThorndale, PA4/51-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers25PRR 250730CKLong Island, NY6/8/34-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers25PRR 892816CK-3/27/52-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers26PRR 892816CK-3/27/53-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers27PRR 164298SK---
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers27PRR 713946CKAltoona, PA2/13/37-
GLaPRR Steel Open Hoppers28PRR 155936CK---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GLaN-202-Celevation
GLa-elevation
GLaE-77486elevation
GLa,GLgE-442739elevation


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