PRR Class H36 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH36
Diagram?yes
TypeOpen
Capacity140,000
Weight52,300
Capacity box2,567
Capacity Heap328
# Panels15
Side Typegirder
# bays3
Inside Length40' 9"
Length Over Sills42' 0"
Truck Centers32' 0"
Inside Width9' 7-5/8"
Extreme Width10' 6"
Height10' 8-1/2"


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H36  2E-F22A.S.F. Ride control  
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
H36269001270500HT----700700691
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H36PC Color Guide70PC 440596PCMuhlenberg Twp, PA5/7/78nee PRR 269???
H36PC Color Guide70PC 440671PCReading, PA6/9/84nee PRR 269???
H36PRR Color Guide Vol 1113PRR 269166SK1b-5/72-
H36PRR Color Guide Vol 268PRR 269562SK1b---
H36PRR Steel Open Hoppers93PRR 269452SKAltoona, PA9/5/57-
H36PRR Steel Open Hoppers95PRR 269604SKAltoona, PA9/77-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H36E-456957-Belevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
H36Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 184Plain key w/ "Pennsylvania" - H36 shown


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