H2A hopper cars


General information:

Comments:


Some stats:

ClassH2A
Diagram?NO-T
TypeOpen
# Panels10
Side Typegirder
# bays3
Inside Length39' 4-3/4"
Length Over Sills38' 2"
Truck Centers28' 2"
Inside Width9' 6"
Extreme Width10' 3-1/4"
Height12' 3"


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
H2a1000011999HT----20001995-
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Broadway Limited Imports
H2aHO808N&W H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack Aplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO809N&W H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack Bplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO810N&W H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack Cplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO811N&W H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack Dplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO1808H2a Hopper, PPR let., 6-pack E, HOplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO1809H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack F, HOplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO1810H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack G, HOplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
H2aHO1811H2a Hopper, PRR let., 6-pack H, HOplastic rtr w/ separate detailsonly available as 6 pack
Rail Classics
H2aHO-H2A hopperBrass - Rtr-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 10262H2Asmall photounknown-PRR photo (B&W), from Rail Classics's site)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H2aPRR Color Guide Vol 275PRR 10058SK1b---
H2aPRR Color Guide Vol 275PRR 10894SK1b---
H2APRR Steel Open Hoppers85PRR 10727SK-10/56-
H2APRR Steel Open Hoppers85PRR 10838SK---
H2APRR Steel Open Hoppers86PRR 10091SKAltoona, PA7/19/57-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H2aN-16-Aelevation

More photos in print:
Model railroading 12/93 Pg 45 10727 (N&W Paint shows through)
Pg 45 10838 ( BLACK - Plain Keystone)
Pg 46 10091
Norfolk and Western Handbook Pg 39 (N&W Paint)
Lettering arrangement:
Model railroading 12/93 Pg 47 F47233


Special thanks to Dick Ross and Rich Orr for providing information for this page.


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