PRR Class X31A boxcars


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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
X31a  2D-F10   
X31a  2D-F13National  
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
X31a6740068999XA XAP XM XMP XP LC159515881580157815591524176
X31a6999970399XM XMP XP39939539339338937843
X31a7640081099XM XMP XP467846614645463545934496775
X31a DBL DR6900069499XA XAP XM XMP XMR5004984964964914839
X31a DBL DR8110081199XA XM XMP1001001009998951
X31a DBL DR120003120011XA XM9999991
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Athearn/Menzies/English's
X31aHO1323PRR 40' DD Round Roofmetal kit-
Bowser
X31aHO55340X31a DD Inset Roof - Undecoratedplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55350X31a DD Flush Roof - Undecoratedplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55341X31a DD Inset Roof - PRR Circle Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55342X31a DD Inset Roof - PRR Circle Key "Automobiles"plastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55343X31a DD Inset Roof - PRR Circle Key "War Bonds"plastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55344X31a DD Inset Roof - PRR Shadow Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55349X31a DD Flush Roof - PRR Circle Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55351X31a DD Flush Roof - PRR Circle Key "Automobiles"plastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55352X31a DD Flush Roof - PRR Shadow Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55301X31a SD Inset Roof - PRR Circle Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55302X31a SD Inset Roof - PRR Shadow Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55303X31a SD Inset Roof - PRR Shadow Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55304X31a SD Inset Roof - PRR Plain Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55306X31a SD Inset Roof - PRR Co. Serviceplastic w/ molded on detail-
X31aHO55300X31a SD Inset Roof - Undecoratedplastic w/ molded on detail-
Central Hobby Supply-West Shore Line
X31aHO9266PRR X31A 40' DD RR, early productionresin kit w/ decals-
X31aHO9267PRR X31A 40' DD RR, early productionresin kit w/ decals-
X31aHO9272PRR X31A 40' DD RR, rebuilt w/ reinforced sidesresin kit w/ decals-
X31aHO9274PRR X31A 40' SD RR, w/ roof hatchesresin kit w/ decals-
Fine N Scale
X31aN-X32 boxcarundec kits less T/C-
Railworks
X31aHO-PRR 40' Round Roof Box Car, X31a single doorbrass - rtr-
Sunshine
X31aHO10.1Pennsy X31A recessed roof, 1 door, CK decalsresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
X31aHO10.2Pennsy X31A recessed roof, 1 door, SK decalsresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
X31aHO10.3Pennsy X31A recessed roof, 2 door, CK decalsresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
X31aHO10.4Pennsy X31A recessed roof, 2 door, SK decalsresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued
X31aHO10.5Pennsy X31A round roof, 1 door, CK-buy war bonds decalsresin kit w/ decalsdiscontinued


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 70311X31A---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Locos & Cars 1939
PRR 69308X31aBuilders Photo, side view (E14510)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane
PRR 78141X31aBuilders Photo, side view (E15417)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane
PRR 68074X31aBuilders Photo, side view (E9736)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane
PRR 68074X31aBuilders Photo, 3/4 view (E9737)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane
PRR 68074X31aBuilders Photo, B end view (E9738)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
X31aCFC vol 129PRR 78515SK2a---
X31aCFC vol 132PRR 77273SK2b-10/62-
X31aKeystone Vol 14, #133PRR 68074CK---
X31aKeystone Vol 14, #135PRR 67669CK---
X31aKeystone Vol 16, #430PRR 68232CK---
X31aKeystone Vol 21, #220PRR 69308CK-"autos"---
X31aKeystone Vol 34, #416PRR 4973xxPK5/2/2001awaiting restoration
X31aKeystone Vol 7, #312PRR 68074CK-1934-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 177PRR 76642SK1b-?/55-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 177PRR 76803PK-5/63-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 178PRR 68143PK-1/81roof hatches
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 238PRR 68408SK2b---
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 238PRR 70008PK-1/63-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 239PRR 76777SK2a-12/62-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 239PRR 77061SK2b-12/63-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 240PRR 77734PK-11/69-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 240PRR 77758SK2a-7/66-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 3114PRR 497284PK-STORES--company stores
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 354PRR 78477CKMilwaukee area1948end view
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 355PRR 78477CKMilwaukee area1948-
X31aPRR Color Guide Vol 356PRR 68408SK2Binghamton, NY3/1969-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
X31,X31a-ddE-400196-D,Celevation
X31a-sdE-400065-D,Celevation


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