PRR Class K8 stock cars


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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
K8  2D-F8P.R.R.  
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
K8128079129078SC9929899255154972-
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Precision Scale
K8HOPSC15596Pennsylvania Railroad Stock Car, K8, AAR Class SC, Double Deckbrass - rtr-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 128079K8builders photo 3/4 view -?PRR photo (B&W)
PRR 128079K8---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Cars & Locos 1926
PRR 128079K8Builders Photo, Side view (EE6580)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
K8Pennsy Power 3409PRR 128079NK---
K8Pennsy Power 3409PRR 128994SK---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
K8E-71071elevation
K8E-403373-B,Aelevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
K8Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 138Shadow Key - K8
K8Class DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams81


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