Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] PRR AAR 65 foot gondola

Gatwood, Elden J SAD


It was not a PRR G31, but what you said: an added PC class for rebuilt 52'6" gons with new fixed ends, after the elimination of the "LOT" system.

Yes, a G33, but I cannot tell if it is a G33 or G33B.

Elden Gatwood

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From: [] On Behalf Of Todd Sullivan via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, June 3, 2019 12:43 PM
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] PRR AAR 65 foot gondola


Your observation is correct, and I noticed it too, although the photo is pretty fuzzy when you enlarge it.

I once photographed a 52' gon in Port Jervis in the mid-1970s that was painted PC green and lettered PC. It has all the features of a NYC/Greenville standard 52'-6" drop end mill gon except for rebuild solid ends, but had a class of G31T, which seemed like a PRR class. I never heard about PRR picking up any of the Greenville gons, so maybe the class was a PC invention. Who knows? Unfortunately, I just tossed my copy of PC car diagrams during the move to Texas last week. Maybe someone out there has a copy, or someone on the PC list.

Todd Sullivan.

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