PRR Class GSD gondolas


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


Some stats:

ClassGSd
Diagram?yes
Model-
Comments-
Capcy100,000
Weight40,000
Capcy box1,379
Capcy heap265
Sidessteel
Floor?
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframefish belly
I.L.38' 2-1/2"
I.W.9' 4"
I.H3' 9"
Truck center30' 0"
length over strikers40' 0"
coupled length42' 6"
panels11
height7' 1-3/4"
width extreme10' 0"


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
GSd  2D-F1Arch Bar  
GSd  2D-F2Crown  
GSd  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
GSd287591305732HE1081411---
GSd350719351472HE7------
GSd360309360500HE3------
GSd370032370087HE21-----
GSd750001750528HE31-----
GSd775001775196HE1------
GSd795001795308HE11-----
GSd800001801000HE3------
GSd810001810281HE1------
GSd876701876800HE1------
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 290148GSD---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Cars & Locos 1926


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GSa,GSd coke-elevation
GSa,GSd coke26890elevation
GSdN-241-Aelevation
GSd-elevation
GSdE-77486elevation
GSdE-442739elevation
GSdE-442739-B,Aelevation


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