PRR Class H22 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH22 old styleH22 sawtoothH22a old styleH22a sawtooth
Diagram?NO-TiechmollerNO-TiechmollerNO-TiechmollerNO-Tiechmoller
TypeOpenOpenOpenOpen
Capacity105,000110,000140,000140,000
Weight49,00051,000
Capacity box2,5082,5472,5082,547
Capacity Heap286286286286
# Panels12121212
Side Typegirder w/ slatsgirder w/ slatsgirder w/ filled slatsgirder w/ filled slats
# bays4444
Inside Length40' 2"40' 2"40' 2"40' 2"
Length Over Sills42' 0"42' 0"42' 0"42' 0"
Truck Centers32' 0"32' 0"32' 0"32' 0"
Inside Width9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"9' 6"
Extreme Width10' 0"10' 0"10' 3-1/8"10' 3-1/8"
Height10' 6"10' 6"10' 6"10' 6"
Comments coke cars coke cars


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H22  2D-F1Arch Bar  
H22  2D-F2Crown  
H22  2D-F8P.R.R.  
H22a  2E-F2Crown  
H22a  2E-F2Crown  
H22a  2E-F2a   
H22a  2E-F5Dalman  
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
H22406001409500HTC211-----
H22905267905366HTC-------
H22912724912823HTC-------
H22918451918470HTC-------
H22922401922959HTC-------
H22924220924370HTC-------
H22a409525412817HT586206531911-
H22a909901910000HT9411---
H22a910705-HT-1-1---
H22a917001917020HT2-1----
H22a924371924927HT91346-1--
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Bowser
H22aHO56000H22a hopper - Undecorated - Unpaintedplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22aHO56001H22a hopper - PRR Early Style Letteringplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22aHO56002H22a hopper - PRR Circle Keystoneplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22HO56010H22 hopper, clamshell - Undecoratedplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22HO56011H22 hopper, clamshell - PRR Early Style Letteringplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22HO56012H22 hopper, clamshell - PRR Circle Keystoneplastic kit w/ molded on detail-
H22HO56013H22 hopper, clamshell - Pennsylvania Linesplastic kit w/ molded on detail-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H22PRR Steel Open Hoppers50PRR 406299NK-1916Pressed Steel Car Co Builders Photo
H22PRR Steel Open Hoppers51PRR 407069NKJohnstown, PA1934old style hoppers
H22aPRR Steel Open Hoppers158PRR 412349CKHarrisburg, PA4/23/47-
H22aPRR Steel Open Hoppers51PRR ??????-Altoona, PA?-top view


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H22N-336-Aelevation
H2240532elevation
H22E-82029elevation
H22aE-71071elevation
H22aE-82029elevation
H22aE-82029-Belevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
H21a,H21b,H21d,H21e,H22,H22a,H25Lettering ArrangementOnline, click to view!-Circle Key, generic shownD81989-G
H21a,H21b,H21e,H22a,H25,H25aArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 179Shadow Key - H21a shown
H21a,H21b,H21e,H22a,H25,H25a,H21g,H21fArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 183Plain key w/ "Pennsylvania" - H21e shown


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