PRR Class GLD gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGLd
Diagram?yes
Commentsself clearing
Capcy100,000
Weight38,700
Capcy box1,880
Capcy heap215
Sidessteel
Floorhopper
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.30' 6"
I.W.9' 5-1/2"
I.H-
Truck center21' 11"
length over strikers31' 11"
coupled length34' 5"
panels8
height10' 8"
width extreme10' 3-3/8"
source


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GLd  2D-F3U.S.R.A  
GLd  2D-F3aU.S.R.A  
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
GLd220000220299HM297296109343--
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Accurail
GLdHO2506USRA 55-ton hoppers, Pennsylvania, CK plastic?
GLdHO2537USRA 55-ton hoppers, Pennsylvania, PK Blackplastic?
GLdHO2544USRA 55-ton hoppers, Pennsylvania, SKplastic?
GLdHO2567USRA 55-ton hoppers, Pennsylvania, PK Blackplastic?


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GLdPRR Steel Open Hoppers140PRR 220153CK---
GLdPRR Steel Open Hoppers141PRR 220077NKEast Altoona, PA6/19/36-
GLdPRR Steel Open Hoppers142PRR 220098CKEast Altoona, PA6/19/36-
GLdPRR Steel Open Hoppers159PRR 220232CKCamp Hill, PA9/1/46-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GLdE-93171elevation


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