PRR Class X45 boxcars


General information:


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
X457300073499XM XML XL XMP XP--478475497496488
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Front Range-kitbash
X45HO-50' Single doorkitbashneeds 8' door, remove rivets


Model Photos online:

(Photos of models submitted by visitors. Accompanied by descriptions)

Report MarkClassDescriptionManufacturerScaleModeler
PRR 73228X45X45 box carAccurailHOGreg Martin
PRR 73173X45X45 box carAccurailHOGreg Martin
PRR 73228X45X45 box carAccurailHOGreg Martin
PRR 73173X45X45 box carAccurailHOGreg Martin


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
X45Keystone Vol 21, #237PRR 73312SK2b---
X45PC Color Guide35PC 151811PCDerry, PA1/25/81nee PRR 73496
X45PRR Color Guide Vol 248PRR 73173SK1b-5/66-
X45PRR Color Guide Vol 248PRR 73217CK-3/72Faded Paint
X45PRR Color Guide Vol 249PRR 73110PK-4/62-
X45PRR Color Guide Vol 362PRR 73017CK (paint obliterated)--poor (no) paint


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
X45E-442737-Belevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
X45Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 120Shadow Key - X45
X45Arrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 133Shadow Key w/ report marks - X45


References:

    Model Railroading, January 1999 - "PENNSYLVANIA X-45 50' BOX CARS... MODIFYING ACCURAIL's AAR MODEL." - It is an article supported by photos from the collection of "Dr. Pennsy"Richard Burg and "how to" modify the ACCURAIL 50 AAR Boxcar. And there is aside bar called "Guide to PRR Lettering Schemes" which is an over view offPennsy's box car lettering schemes.


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