PRR Class H32 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH32
Diagram?yes
TypeCovered
Capacity140,000
Weight53,000
Capacity box3,050
# Panels12
Side Typegirder
# bays5
Inside Length44' 0"
Length Over Sills51' 0"
Truck Centers41' 0"
Inside Width9' 8-1/2"
Extreme Width10' 2-13/16"
Height11' 6-3/4"


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H322535002537992E-F22AA.S.F. Ride control type A-3300
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
H32253500253799LO-37300300300299236
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Funaro & Camerlengo
H32HO2090PPR H32 Covered Hopper less Decalsresin kit-
H32HO2091PPR H32 Covered Hopper w/ White Circle Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
H32HO2092PPR H32 Covered Hopper w/ Shadow Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
H32HO2093PPR H32 Covered Hopper w/ Plain Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
H32HO2094PPR H32 Covered Hopper w/ Black Circle Keystone Decals resin kit w/ decals-
Overland
H32HOOMI 1313PRR Covered Hopper Class H32 5-baybrass - rtr-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H32Keystone Vol 35, #222PRR 253530CK---
H32Keystone Vol 35, #223PRR 253543CK-1961-
H32Keystone Vol 35, #233PRR 253720SK1b---
H32Keystone Vol 35, #239PRR 253716SK1b---
H32Keystone Vol 35, #245PRR 253732SK2b---
H32Keystone Vol 35, #250PRR 253670PK---
H32PC Color Guide101PC 884579PCSouth Modena, PA2/12/77nee PRR 253582
H32PC Color Guide103PC 885563PC--nee PRR 253???
H32Pennsy Power 3408PRR 253717CK---
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 159PRR 253629SK1b-3/75-
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 159PRR 253698PK-4/68-
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 159PRR 253776SK1b-5/72-
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 266PRR 253776SK1a-12/62-
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 373PRR 253541SK1b---
H32PRR Color Guide Vol 373PRR 253582CK--poor paint


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H32E-439815elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
H32Arrangement of LetteringKeystone Vol. 35, No. 226CKD439868-D
H32Arrangement of LetteringKeystone Vol. 35, No. 232SK1bD454475-B
H32Arrangement of LetteringKeystone Vol. 35, No. 252PKD461986-A
H32Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 168Shadow Key - H32 shown
H32Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 173Plain key - H32 shown
H32PlanRail Model Craftsman-2/6831Nos.253500-253799


References:

  • RNE 6/78 - Coal Car Equiptment-PRR (PRR)
      Photo, plan, diagram, H-31, H-35


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