PRR Class X61 boxcars and subclasses


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
X61111000111399XL------399
X61a111400111578XL------179
X61b111579111699XP------71
X61b111579111699XL------49
X61c111700111999XL------300
X61d110490110789XL------300
X61e110790110925XP------135
X61f129875129999XL------125
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr


Modeling Information:

Con-Cor-Kitbash
X61dHO-60' Greenville Box carplasticnew doors, new side-sill, change wheelbase
Robbins Rails-Kitbash
X61dHO-60' DD Rivet Side boxcarkitbashNew doors, new side-sills, change wheelbase

Some more info about the Robbins Rails or Con-cor kitbash..


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 111332X61broadside shotNorth Little Rock, AR-George Elwood
PRR 111908X61cTrain leaving east end of Conway yard. Ohio river at top of photoConway, PA6/21/1977Ed Martin (Kodachrome 64)
PRR 110711X61d-Conway, Pa.6/15/1977Ed Martin (Kodachrome 64)
PRR 110807X61ebroadside shotNorth Little Rock, AR-George Elwood
PRR 129939X61fTrain leaving east end of Conway yardConway, PA6/21/1977Ed Martin (Kodachrome 64)


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
X61Keystone Vol 21, #244PRR 111589PK-3/83-
X61PRR Color Guide Vol 193PRR 111247PK-11/69-
X61PRR Color Guide Vol 257PRR 111249PK-CC-8/72-
X61PRR Color Guide Vol 369PRR 111101PK-CC---
X61bPRR Color Guide Vol 193PRR 111671PK-1/66-
X61cPRR Color Guide Vol 193PRR 111830PK-3/73-
X61dPC Color Guide55PC 280320PCMuhlenberg Twp, PA2/1/80nee PRR 110761
X61ePRR Color Guide Vol 258PRR 110815PK-CC-10/68-
X61ePRR Color Guide Vol 370PRR 110919PK-CC---
X61fKeystone Vol 21, #244PRR 129933PK-5/82-
X61fPC Color Guide51PC 274770PCHollidaysburg, PA10/71nee PRR 129945
X61fPennsy Power 3413PRR 129933PK-2/68-
X61fPRR Color Guide Vol 258PRR 129876PK-CC-5/68-


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
X61a,X61bE-463286-Aelevation
X61,X61cE-463286-Aelevation
X61d,X61eE-463853-Aelevation


References:


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