X30 74'6" all steel boxcar

General information:

Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
X30  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
X3059861-XA XM1111111
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr

Modeling Information:

Rail Classics
X30HO?X30 box carbrass - rtr-

No commercial models that I know of. Scratchbuild or kitbash from ?

Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
EXP 59861X30Builders Photo, 3/4 view (E?)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane

Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
X30Cars of the Pennsy46PRR 59861"experimental"-9/31-
X30Elmira Branch34PRR 59861PK---

Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View

Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
X30Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 15Shadow Key - X30
X30Class DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams77


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