PRR Class GN gondolas


No description for this class is available yet. Sorry. Would you like to write one?


Some stats:

ClassGN
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentshopper bottom
Qty Built~4000
Built1898-1902
Capcy80,000
Weight31,600
Capcy box1,371
Capcy heap179
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.26' 6"
I.W.9' 0"
I.H4' 5"
Truck center18'
length over strikers29' 0"
coupled length31' 4-3/4"
panels7
height9' 3-7/8"
width extreme10' 1"
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 GN on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GN-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GG,GH,GNLettering DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 118-191921
GNClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 116


References:

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


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