PRR Class GQ gondolas


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


Some stats:

ClassGQ
Diagram?no
Model-
Commentscoke car, self discharging
Qty Built1
Built1,900
Capcy80,000
Weight41,000
Capcy box2,460
Capcy heap291
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframehopper bottom
I.L.40' 0-1/2"
I.W.9' 8-1/2"
I.Hvaries
Truck center32' 0"
length over strikers42' 2"
coupled length?
panels9
height11' 0"
width extreme10' 0"
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 GQ on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GQ-elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GQClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 137


References:

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


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