PRR Class GV gondolas


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


Some stats:

ClassGVx
Diagram?yes
Model-
Commentscoke car
Capcy60,000
Weight?
Capcy box1,093
Capcy heap233
Sideswood
Floorwood
Endsfixed
Sillstraight
Underframetruss rod
I.L.33' 0"
I.W.9' 5"
Truck center24' 0"
length over strikers35' 7"
coupled length?
panels?
height17' 6"
width extreme10' 3-1/2"


Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

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


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
GVKeystone Vol 35, #151K.C.&C. 1587---3/4 and end views
GVKeystone Vol 35, #153C&CC&C 1001---3/4 view


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
GV-elevation
GVxE-63954elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
GVClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 35, No. 151

GVGeneral ArrangementKeystone Vol. 35, No. 154
C18930-C
GVLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 35, No. 152Clearfield & Cambria Coal & Coke Co.21946-B
GVXClass DiagramKeystone Vol 19, No. 130
GVXClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams91


References:

  • KEY 1/86 - Wooden Gondola Cars of the Pennsylvania System (Fischer, Ian)
      GA... history, photos, arrangements, plans, roster
  • KEY 1/02 - The Missing Link-GV Steel Hopper Cars, A forgotten Class (Berg, Rich)
      History, photos, roster, etc..


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