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Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars

John Teichmoeller

Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars

A Guide for Enthusiasts

by John Teichmoeller

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Published by Highlands Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Model Railroading,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Railroads - Pictorial,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation,
  • Pennsylvania Railroad

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRandall B. Lee (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11735683M
    ISBN 100965536548
    ISBN 109780965536547
    OCLC/WorldCa49846465

      The Pennsylvania Railroad class GLa is a 50 ton twin open hopper car. Construction began in and continued through A total of 30, were built for the PRR or acquired from various coal companies that built the same design. The April OER li GLa’s on the roster. foot pickle tank car. ARA ton offset side quad hopper – Details on this model more closely match B&O W-2 and subclass cars with ladders versus grab irons, but the model suffers from overly thick operating hopper doors. See Railroad Prototype Cyclopedia Vols. 5 and 14 for more prototype details.

      Location: Pennsyvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States () Steel (3) Pocket Open Top Hopper Cars. Build Dates There . While most of the steel hoppers remain on the old home territory in Pennsylvania, a number have found their way to other narrow-gauge railroads around the country. Today, EBT hoppers continue to serve as ballast cars in Colorado and New Mexico on the Durango & Silverton and the Cumbres and Toltec, in Alaska on the White Pass, and even in Iowa.

      Hopper Cars. ton open hopper: Drawn by Joshua Moldover. Used by permission. foot 2-bay open hopper: Drawn by Joshua Moldover. Used by permission. DM&IR "Mini-Quad" ore cars ( scale): Drawn by Jacques Belanger. Used by permission. Another peculiarty of the PRR was their Covered Hoppers were also in the H class with the Open Hopper cars, so H21, H22, H25, H35, H36, H37, H39 and H43 were Open Hoppers and H30, H32, H33, H34, H40, H42, H45, H49 and H50 were all Covered Hoppers. Missing numbers in the sequence were mostly single experimental cars of both types. Rick J.


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Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars by John Teichmoeller Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is probably the most comprehensive collection of photographs and history of the Pennsylvania RR's open hopper cars in one place. It is commonly regarded by the "Keystone" prototype modeling community as the one best resources available on the subject of Pennsy hopper cars over the last century.5/5(3).

This book is probably the most comprehensive collection of photographs and history of the Pennsylvania RR's open hopper cars in one place. It is commonly regarded by the "Keystone" prototype modeling community as the one best resources available on the subject of Pennsy hopper cars over the last century.5/5.

The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1 Building an Empire, Albert J. Churella. In Octoberthe Schoen Pressed Steel Company constructed the first Class Gl hopper cars for the Pennsylvania Railroad. The design was not all that different from earlier Class Gg wooden hopper cars.

Larger and stronger cars soon led to larger locomotives, longer trains, and heavier rail and bridges. The Pennsylvania Railroad quickly led the way in construction and ownership of the new all-steel hoppers.

Fun Fact: This hopper car, No, is the earliest all-steel Pennsylvania Railroad freight car. Watch Pennsylvania Steel - Franklin Industries on Dailymotion. Search. Library. Log in. Sign up. The 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War Download Book.

Vegesse. Former Pennsylvania Steel Plant Turned Into Industrial Museum. Wochit. [Reads] Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars: A Guide for Enthusiasts Online Ebook. Pennsylvania Rail Car Company has served the rail industry since with quality freight car repair parts and innovative ideas that have evolved Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars book meet today’s ever changing demands throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.

Cambria Steel Car (CSC) started out as a gondola builder inbut soon moved into building Vanderbilt-design hoppers. The Vandy was a bizarre creature, with a hopper body supported by a maze of steel trusswork. American Car & Foundry’s (AC&F’s) early steel cars were built at their Detroit plant, with one group of diagonal-truss hoppers.

The built cars had a 5-ton greater capacity than the earlier cars,as well as slightly different roof rivet positions and hatch : C.R. Yungkurth, MR 10/81 "Pennsylvania H30A covered hoppers" During the '60's, the capacity of the remaining cars was increased to 77tons f probably by changing trucks.

Pennsylvania Railroad: PRR H21a: builders photo w/ inside bearing trucks. PRR photo (B&W) PRR PRR Steel Open Hoppers: PRR CK: Altoona, PA: 4/3/ Yard scene: H21a: PRR Steel Open Hoppers: PRR CK: Lettering Schemes for PRR Covered Hopper Cars, to (Tipton, Rick) lettering, photos.

If you can try to find a copy of John Teichmoeller's book titled PRR Steel Open Hopper Cars. Great information found inside that can not be found anywhere else. According to the book the GLd went straight to the LIRR and later came to the PRR.

LIRR # to Re-lettered in to PRR GLd # to Bowser HO Scale Ton 3-Bay Open Hopper Pennsylvania Railroad/PRR # $ $ shipping. 3 watching. 3 new & refurbished from $ Watch.

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The first all-steel hopper car, class GL, built in Altoona was in This offered several advantages including a longer useful life and quicker dumping over the wooden hopper car. The interior length of the steel car measured 31 feet and /4 inches and a capacity ofpounds.

Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars A Guide for Enthusiasts by John Teichmoeller,soft cover, mostly B&W photos, for modeling purposes. From my personal collection.

Shipping is USPS media rate from Zip Code End date: Over 2 million railroad and train related photographs from all over the US. We also have an interactive railroad Map. "Pennsylvania Railroad Gondolas" by Al Buchan and Elden Gatwood, published by the PRRT&HS. That has a chapter on all the older wooden coal hoppers, GB thru GN.

"Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars" by John Teichmoeller, which covers every class of steel PRR hopper cars in detail. Lewistown and the Pennsylvania Railroad From Moccasins to Steel Wheels Authored by several prominent local and national historians, this publication is perfect bound, soft covered book with pages containing photos (B&W and color).

Pennsylvania Railroad Rolling Stock Photographic Roster: 7/22/ View Photos Home Passenger Car M PA: 1: PRR Passenger Car M PA: Sleeper/lounge "William Penn" 1: PRR Passenger Car M PA: P PRR HW P70 coach: 1: PRR Passenger Car. The Canadian Express Line Store Hopper car, covered, 2-bay, ACF Centerflow, undecorated [] - Widely used since the s for hauling heavy, powdered materials, 2-bay ACF Centerflow covered hoppers cars are favourites of the cement industry.

These detailed models include free-rolling trucks, AccuMate(R) knuckle couplers and accurate painting and printing. These cars proved satisfactory, and Taylor decided to try building steel hopper cars similar to the Pennsylvania Railroad’s most modern wooden hopper cars. These cars were 30 feet long, weig pounds, and were rated for a 70, pound load.

Taylor had these cars built by the Carnegie Steel’s Keystone Bridge Works subsidiary. Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Hopper Car No. # C, Hopper Car No. Class: HM. Built between and Series - Twin bay, bottom-dump, foot steel hopper.

Purchased in from a Carbondale, PA scrap and salvage firm. Repainted by Steamtown NHS. "Wooden Gondola Cars of the Pennsylvania System," Ian Fischer, The Keystone, Springp. 9. " 'Man O' War' FW-8," Charles Geletzke, The Keystone, Summerp. (Pennsy's stock trains before Class K9 and K10 stock cars) "The Pennsylvania Railroad's TM Series Tank Cars," Richard Burg, The Keystone, Springp.

The Canadian Express Line Store Hopper car kit, open, 3-bay, ton, offset-side, AAR, CN, brown [] - Easy to build plastic kit. See the "Manufacturer" page for .Arranged by car class and railroad name - Historical Record Forms for New Freight Cars (IT ), (3 cu.

ft.) {#m} Arranged numerically by car number, then company name and equipment type - Lines East Age Books (MP ), ca