PRR Class H37 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH37H37aH37bH37cH37dH37e
Diagram?yesyesyesNONONO
TypeOpenOpenOpenOpenOpenOpen
Capacity140,000140,000140,000
Weight52,50053,60052,900
Capacity box2,5672,5672,567
Capacity Heap328328328
# Panels151515
Side Typegirdergirdergirdergirdergirdergirder
# bays333
Inside Length40' 9"40' 9"40' 9"
Length Over Sills42' 0"42' 0"42' 0"
Truck Centers32' 0"32' 0"32' 0"
Inside Width9' 5-7/8"9' 7-5/8"9' 7-5/8"
Extreme Width10' 6"10' 6"10' 5-1/8"
Height10' 9-11/16" 10' 10-5/8" 10' 10-5/8"
Comments


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
H37  2E-F2a  
H37b  2E-F2bHolland stabilizer  
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
H37270501270950HT----450449433
H37a270951272200HT----125012491220
H37b272201273090HT----640889873
H37c270501270950HT------8
H37d270951272200HT------11
H37e272201273090HT------9
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Stewart
H37bHO1037070T 13P Hopper Undecorated plastic w/ molded on details-
H37bHO1037370T 13P Hopper Pennsylvania (Six Pack)plastic w/ molded on details-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H37PRR Color Guide Vol 1113PRR 270925SK2a-9/69-
H37PRR Steel Open Hoppers97PRR 270506SKAltoona, PA10/12/57-
H37aPennsy Power 3407PRR 272047----
H37aPRR Color Guide Vol 161PRR 271641SK2b-5/72-
H37aPRR Steel Open Hoppers97PRR 271136SK2Altoona, PA1/20/58-
H37aPRR Steel Open Hoppers98PRR 271136SK2Altoona, PA1/20/58-
H37aPRR Steel Open Hoppers99PRR 272047SK2-58-
H37bPRR Color Guide Vol 161PRR 272218PK---
H37bPRR Steel Open Hoppers101PRR 272900SK2Holidaysburg, PA9/77whitelined
H37bPRR Steel Open Hoppers98PRR 272274SK2Altoona, PA5/29/58-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H37D-458905-Aelevation
H37aD-458905-Aelevation
H37bD-458905-Aelevation


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