PRR Class GLB gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGLb
Diagram?yes
ModelWesterfield
Commentsself clearing
Capcy100,000
Weight38,700
Capcy box1,686
Capcy heap212
Sidessteel
Floorhopper
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.30' 0"
I.W.9' 5-5/8"
I.H-
Truck center21- 9"
length over strikers31- 6"
coupled length33' 4"
panels10
height10' 0"
width extreme10' 0-1/8"
source


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GLb  2D-F1Arch Bar  
GLb  2D-F2Crown  
GLb  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
GLb682392682621HM-------
GLb693553693652HM-------
GLb697929697968HM-------
GLb700926700990HM-------
GLb707803707937HM-------
GLb714476714540HM-------
GLb721826721890HM-------
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Westerfield
GLbHO7410SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG. PRR GLbresin kit w/ decals-
GLbHO7460SSC HOPPER, MODN, PRR GLb Unibodyresin kit w/ decals-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GLbKeystone Vol 27, #313Penna Co 700001PL--from 1906 Car ldr's dict
GLbKeystone Vol 27, #315PRR 707822NK-1928-
GLbKeystone Vol 27, #316C&M 77023PL-1906-
GLbKeystone Vol 27, #316E&PRR 714489PL-8/08from 1906 Car ldr's dict
GLbPRR Steel Open Hoppers133PRR 707822NK-1928-
GLbPRR Steel Open Hoppers134E&PRRNKCleveland, OH8/25/08-
GLbPRR Steel Open Hoppers136C&MR 77023NKDenholm, PA1906grainy


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GLbN-152-Delevation
GLb42480elevation


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