PRR Class X33 boxcars and subclass


General information:


Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
X33  2D-F12  
X33a  2D-F12  
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
X336017260221XA XM XMP494848484828-
X33a5950059799XA XM XMP XP2982982962962941581
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Bowser
X33HO55461X33 End Door Box Car - PRR Circle Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
X33HO55462X33 End Door Box Car - PRR Circle Key "Automobiles"plastic w/ molded on detail-
X33HO55463X33 End Door Box Car - PRR Shadow Keyplastic w/ molded on detail-
Central Hobby Supply-West Shore Line
X33HO-50' DD w/ end doorresin kit w/ decals-
Railworks
X33HO-PRR 50' Round Roof Box Car, X33 w/ end doorsbrass - rtr-


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
X33PRR Color Guide Vol 242PRR 59693SK2a-4/64-
X33aKeystone Vol 14, #140PRR 57606CK---
X33aKeystone Vol 16, #431PRR 59522CK---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
X33E-400196elevation
X33E-400196-Delevation
X33aE-409040-D-Aelevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
X31,X32,X33PlanMainline Modeler-4/90
X32,X32a,X32b,X32d,X33,X33aArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 17Shadow Key - X32a shown


References:

  • PM 10/78 - X25 to X29 series boxcars (Amerine, Jack & Freeman, Jeff)
      history, photos, list of boxcar types plus bibliography


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