PRR Class XL boxcars


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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
XL  2D-F1Arch Bar  
XL  2D-F2Crown  
XL  2D-F8P.R.R.  
XLa  2D-F1Arch Bar  
XLa  2D-F2Crown  
XLa  2D-F8P.R.R.  
XLc  2D-F8P.R.R.  
XLh  2C-F1  
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)):

There were no members of class XL on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Modeling Information:

Westerfield
XLHO1300XL BOX CAR UNDECORATED ORIG.resin kit-
XLHO1301XL BOX CAR PRR EMPIRE LINE, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1302XL BOX CAR PRR UNION LINE, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1303XL BOX CAR PRR SUBSIDIARIES, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1304XL BOX CAR PENNSYLVANIA/PL, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1305XL ANCHOR LINE/ADAMS. EXP., ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1306PL SO. WEST SYSTEM/LIRR/VRRresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1307XL BOX PL CENTRAL SYSTEM/CV/GR&Iresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1308XL PL NORTHWEST SYSTEM, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1309XL BOX CAR METAL ROOF PRR/PL, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1311XL PRR WOOD ROOF, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1312XL PRR STEEL ROOF, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1313XL PRR EMPIRE LINE, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1314XL PRR UNION LINE, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1315XL PRR ANCHOR/ADAMS, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1316XL LONG ISLAND/VRR, SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1317XL CA&C/CV/GR&I SAFETY APPLIANCESresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1318XL LIRR/VRR WOOD ROOF, SAFETY APPL.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1319XL CA&C/CV/GR&I METAL ROOF, ORIG.resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1350XL BOX CAR MODN. UNDECORATEDresin kit-
XLHO1351XL BOX CAR PRR MODERNIZEDresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1353XL BOX CAR, LIRR/VRR MODERNIZEDresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1355EARLY XL VENT. PRR MODERNIZEDresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1357LATE XL VENTILATED PENNSYLVANIAresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1358XL VAN DORN ENDS ANCHOR/UNION LINES resin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1359XL VAN DOEN ENDS EMPIRE LINEresin kit w/ decals-
XLHO1360M.P.S. END PRR ANCHOR LINEresin kit w/ decals-
XLcHO5500XLC DS_AUTO CAR ORIG. UNDECORATEDresin kit w/ decals-
XLcHO5501XLC DS_AUTO CAR ORIG. PENNSYLVANIAresin kit w/ decals-
XLcHO5550XLC DS_AUTO CAR MODN., UNDECORATEDresin kit-
XLcHO5551XLC AUTO CAR, MODN., PENNSYLVANIAresin kit w/ decals-


Model Photos online:

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

Report MarkClassDescriptionManufacturerScaleModeler
PRR 492932XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 492560XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 492108XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 480337XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 492060XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 492059XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 498615XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner
PRR 492597XLXl boxcar - MOWWesterfieldHOGary Mittner


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 96451XLrestoredStrasburg, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 96451XLrestoredStrasburg, Pa.10/4/2001©Ray Thibaut (Kodak Gold 100)
PRR 26709XLBuilders Photo, 3/4 view (ME4336)Altoona, PA-PRR Photo (B&W), collection of Bill Lane


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
XLCars of the Pennsy43PRR 63837--7/12Anchor Line-Van Dorns Patent Pressed en end
XLKeystone Vol 33, #313---1909Underframe w/o body
XLKeystone Vol 33, #313PRR 10855NK3-3/10/1910
XLKeystone Vol 33, #313PRR 26851NK3Altoona, PA7/14/1910test of safety appliances
XLKeystone Vol 33, #314PRR 26852NK3Altoona, PA7/14/1910test of safety appliances
XLKeystone Vol 33, #315PRR 27835NK3Altoona, PA7/14/1910test of safety appliances, as built
XLKeystone Vol 33, #318PRR 26709NK3-8/22/1917modified for hospital train
XLKeystone Vol 33, #318PRR 26709NK3-8/22/1917modified for hospital train
XLKeystone Vol 33, #318PRR 63837NK3-Anchor Line-1912Van Dorn pressed ends
XLKeystone Vol 33, #319PL 559941NK3-Union Line-1906-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #323Penna Co 19641NK2-Union Line-1903-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #323PL 517023NK3-1911built by Ralston Steel Car Co.
XLKeystone Vol 33, #324PRR 23178NK-4/16/1913curved Winslow Roof
XLKeystone Vol 33, #325PRR 60264NK2-Empire Line-1902built by PSC
XLKeystone Vol 33, #328CA&CRW 374--1905-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #328PRR 4861NK3-Empire LinePittsburg, PA6/21/1915equipped with safety appliances for "existing cars"
XLKeystone Vol 33, #328Vandalia 7235NK3-1905-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #331GR&I 3699NK2-1910-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #331GR&I 4190NK2-1906-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #331Vandalia 10320NK3-1912-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #336NYP&N 2485NYPN-1913ventilated
XLKeystone Vol 33, #358PRR 535680NK4-10/5/1933-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #358PRR 535680NK4-10/5/1933-
XLKeystone Vol 33, #359----views of different roofs
XLKeystone Vol 5, #35PRR 10855NK3---
XLKeystone Vol 5, #36PRR 63837NK3-Anchor Line-1912-
XLKeystone Vol 5, #36PRR 26709NK3-1917-
XLKeystone Vol 5, #416PRR 535680NK4-10/5/1933-
XLKeystone Vol 7, #312PRR 535680NK4-1934-
XLPRR Color Guide Vol 2108PRR 493501MOW---
XLaKeystone Vol 33, #336PRR 96774NK2-2/18/1902Built on my birthday!
XLcKeystone Vol 33, #336PRR 48840NK3-automobiles-4/26/1909-
XLcKeystone Vol 33, #337PRR 510552NK3-automobilesBeaver Falls, PA8/16/1911open doors
XLcKeystone Vol 33, #359PRR 17859-Altoona, PA1/24/1930-
XLcKeystone Vol 5, #35PRR 48840NK3-automobiles---
XL-flangerPRR Color Guide Vol 1123PRR 496061--4/62-
XL-flangerPRR Color Guide Vol 3111PRR 496104MOW-yellow-10/5/1963flanger
XLhKeystone Vol 33, #336NYP&N 773NYPNPitcarin, PAFeb-03ventilated
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 1105PRR 492679CK-mow-5/61Kitchen Dining Sleeper
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 1107PRR 492774SK1b-mow-5/63Kitchen&Dining Car
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 1107PRR 492817CK-mow-4/63Kitchen car
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 3110PRR 493837mow-yellow-9/1965-
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 3110PRR 495959mow-yellowLancaster, OH5/25/1963flanger
XL-mowPRR Color Guide Vol 3111PRR 498399mow-yellow---


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
XLE-407031-D,Aelevation
XL,XLa-elevation
XL,XLa,XLhE-407031-Aelevation
XLb24336floor plan
XLb24336elevation
XLcN-310-Aelevation
XLcN-311-Afloor plan
XLcN-311-Bfloor plan
XLc25038floor plan
XLc25038elevation


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
XLClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 214
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XLClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 5, No. 39--
XLClass DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams68
XLPlanKeystone Vol. 5, No. 43tunnel brake end-
XLPlanModel Railroader-8/5738(Empire Line No.76182)
XL, XHLetteringKeystone Vol. 33, No. 238NYP&NRR, 12/1/190318804-B
XL, XLaLetteringKeystone Vol. 33, No. 240Vandalia, 1/15/190931794-A
XL, XLaLetteringKeystone Vol. 33, No. 234Anchor Line, 11/9/190217471-C
XL, XLhApplication of Safety AppliancesKeystone Vol. 33, No. 226for cars built after 7/1/1911, 4/20/1928D-76282-C
XL, XLHGeneral ArrangementKeystone Vol. 33, No. 2164/28/1919D61560-A
XLaApplication of Safety AppliancesKeystone Vol. 5, No. 48for cars built after 7/1/1911, 11/11/1926-
XLaPlanKeystone Vol. 33, No. 215tunnel brake end-
XLbClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 214
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XLbClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 5, No. 39--
XLcApplication of Safety AppliancesKeystone Vol. 33, No. 220for existing cars, 11/11/1926D-39723-E
XLcApplication of Safety AppliancesKeystone Vol. 5, No. 46for existing cars, 11/11/1926-
XLcClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 215
-
XLcClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 33, No. 215
-
XLcClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 5, No. 39--
XLcClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 5, No. 310fp-
XLcGeneral PlanKeystone Vol. 33, No. 2466/5/191138294-A
XLcGeneral PlanKeystone Vol. 5, No. 42-?
XLcLetteringKeystone Vol. 33, No. 2484/10/191932743-F


References:

  • RNE 12/77 - PRR XL Boxcars (Mwtzger, Bill)
      PRR photo, other MOW photos
  • KEY 3/80 - Pennsylvania Railroad Wood Box Cars (Fischer, Ian S.)
      History, photos, plans-XA-XY
  • PM 10/78 - X25 to X29 series boxcars (Amerine, Jack & Freeman, Jeff)
      history, photos, list of boxcar types plus bibliography


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