PRR Class H42 hoppers


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Some stats:

ClassH42H42a
Diagram?yesyes
TypeCoveredCovered
Capacity200,000200,000
Weight62,90063,000
Capacity box3,5003,500
# Panels11
Side Typecylindricalcylindrical
Inside Length41' 3-1/4"41' 3-1/4"
Length Over Sills51' 2"51' 2"
Truck Centers41' 3-1/4"41' 3-1/4"
Inside Width10' 7-3/8"10' 7-3/8"
Extreme Width10' 7-3/4"10' 7-3/4"
Height14' 5-1/2"14' 5-1/2"
Comments unlined lined


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
H42260001260090LO------89
H42a260091260120LO------30
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
H42Keystone Vol 35, #261PRR 260063PKDurand, MI3/1988-
H42Pennsy Power 3408PRR 260061PK---
H42PRR Color Guide Vol 163PRR 260026PK-6/67-
H42PRR Color Guide Vol 271PRR 26018PK-10/63-
H42PRR Color Guide Vol 272PRR 260027PK---
H42Rail Model Journal, 2/19776PRR 260177PKAllentown, PA5/1990-
H42aKeystone Vol 35, #258PRR 260091PK---
H42aPRR Color Guide Vol 376PRR 260097PK---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
H42,H42aE-463532elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
H42Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1F1-3Plain key - H42 shown


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