PRR Class GP gondolas


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


Some stats:

ClassGPGpa
Diagram?yesyes
Capcy100,000
Weight52,000
Capcy box3,124
Capcy heap281
Sidessteel
Floorhopper
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.40' 2-1/8"
I.W.9' 4-5/8"
I.H-
Truck center32' 0"
length over strikers44' 5-1/2"
coupled length41' 11-1/2"
panels14
height12' 0"
width extreme10' 0"
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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GP  2D-F1Arch Bar  
GP  2D-F2Crown  
GP  2D-F8P.R.R.  
GPa  2D-F1Arch Bar  
GPa  2D-F2Crown  
GPa  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)):

There were no members of class GP on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GPaPRR Steel Open Hoppers128PRR 489036MOWReading, PA--
GPaPRR Steel Open Hoppers129PL 910225NK---
GPaPRR Steel Open Hoppers154PRR 489195MOWHarrisburg, PA4/4/47-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GPN-195-Celevation
GP-elevation
GPE-75593elevation
GPE-75593-Belevation
GPaN-217-Belevation
GPa-elevation
GPa--elevation
GPa22371elevation
GPaE-71579elevation
GPaE-71579-Belevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GPaClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams84


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