PRR Class GLE gondolas


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Some stats:

ClassGLe
Diagram?yes
Commentscovered
Capcy100,000
Weight41,600
Capcy box1,564
Capcy heap-
Sidessteel
Floorhopper
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.26' 1-1/4"
I.W.9' 5-5/8"
I.H-
Truck center21' 9"
length over strikers31' 6"
coupled length34' 0"
panels10
height10' 10-1/4"
width extreme10' 0-7/8"
source


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GLe  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
GLe253248253497LO2502492482193721
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Railworks
GLeHORWL R-1320GLe covered Hopperbrass - rtr-
Westerfield
GLeHO7463PRR GLE COVERED HOPPERresin kit w/ decalsrebuilt from GLb
GleHO7463SSC Covered HopperResin Kit w/ decals-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GLeKeystone Vol 35, #221PRR 253252CK---
GLeKeystone Vol 35, #221PRR 253426CK---
GLeKeystone Vol 35, #221PRR 253468CK---
GLeKeystone Vol 35, #228PRR 253317CKMt. Union, PA-Lettering nearly illegible


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GLeE-97206elevation


References:


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