PRR Class H25 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH25 old styleH25 sawtoothH25a
Diagram?yesyesyes
TypeOpenOpenOpen
Capacity140,000140,000140,000
Weight52,30050,10049,800
Capacity box2,4602,5002,547
Capacity Heap281281317
# Panels121212
Side Typegirdergirdergirder
# bays444
Inside Length40' 2"40' 2"40' 2"
Length Over Sills42' 0"42' 0"42' 0"
Truck Centers32' 0"32' 0"32' 0"
Inside Width9' 4-7/8"9' 4-7/8"9' 6"
Extreme Width10' 2"10' 2"10' 3-1/8"
Height10' 6"10' 6"10' 6-3/4"
Comments


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H25  2E-F2Crown  
H25  2E-F2a   
H25  2E-F5Dalman  
H25  2E-F6Buckeye  
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
H25169635172921HT326832642880210688631-
H25677046677425HT379379337238912-
H25686353686467HT1141149981361-
H25706910707016HT1071079973331-
H25710069710073HT55544--
H25720276720451HT176176155122401-
H25723082723123HT4241402914--
H25729801730894HT1089108697071023741
H25739852-HT----1--
H25740701740726HT262622155--
H25909741909795HT55555041141-
H25a244737249989HT--596644635--
H25a H21G249344249989HT-----620-
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Funaro & Camerlengo
H25HO8030PRR H25 Hopper Car ONE PIECE BODY White Circle Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
H25HO8031PRR H25 Hopper Car ONE PIECE BODY White Shadow Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
Railworks
H25HOR-104PRR H25 Quad HopperBrass - Rtr-
Roller Bearing Models
H25HO310PRR H25 Sawtooth Quad hopperwood/resin-
Sunset Models
H25HOHOH25PRR H25 4 bay sawtooth bottom hopper, upaintedbrass - rtr-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 171906H25builders photo--Pennsylvania Railroad
PRR 677216H25builders photo (B&W)-?PRR photo
PRR 170957CTH25---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Cars & Locos 1926
PRR 677216H25---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Locos & Cars 1939


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H25Pennsy Power 3406PRR 677216----
H25PRR Steel Open Hoppers159PRR 172761CKHarrisburg, PA6/21/47-
H25PRR Steel Open Hoppers159PRR 677303CKHarrisburg, PA2/8/48-
H25PRR Steel Open Hoppers58PRR 170957CTNKJohnstown, PA7/19old style hoppers
H25PRR Steel Open Hoppers59PRR 730593CKMingo Jct, OH6/24/51-
H25PRR Steel Open Hoppers6PRR 730793CKJersey City, NJ11/24/481/2 of car shown
H25aPRR Steel Open Hoppers59PRR 249898CKZanesville, PA7/8/54-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H2559956elevation
H25E-97206-Belevation
H21e,H25aE-454798-Aelevation


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
H25Class DiagramPennsy Car Plans79
H25Class DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams84

H25PlanModel Railroader-1/5145No.677216
H25PlanModel Railroader-1/65No.677216


References:

  • RNE 8/79 - PRR H25 arrangement, photos (PRR)
      H25 plans, roster, PRR Photos


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