H26 hopper car


General information:

Comments:

Apparently retained vertical brakestaff and clam shell doors throughout its'life.


Some stats:

ClassH26
Diagram?yes
TypeOpen
Capacity210,000
Weight88600?
Capacity box3,500
Capacity Heap375
# Panels14
Side Typegirder
# bays5
Inside Length53' 8"
Length Over Sills55' 6'
Truck Centers42' 0"
Inside Width9' 4-7/8"
Extreme Width10' 2"
Height11' 6"
Comments


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H26  3E-F1  
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
H26173001-HT1------
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 173001H26builders photo-?PRR photo (B&W)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H26Pennsy Power 3407PRR 173001--7/45-
H26PRR Steel Open Hoppers148PRR 173001CKAltoona, PA10/7/19-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H2660814elevation


Special thanks to Dick Ross for providing information for this page.


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