Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] PRR G25 "screw car"
Gatwood, Elden J SAD
Tim and Dave;toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
That is correct; they are the 70-ton version of the "Crown" truck, also found on other PRR 70-ton cars of that time, like the H21A and G22. They replaced many arch-bar-equipped as-built, with those trucks based on failures.
PRR had many variants of Crown truck, and rebuilt many to serve other purposes or upgrades: see attached. The cast-in information is very educational.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io [mailto:main@RealSTMFC.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Parker via Groups.Io
Sent: Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:04 PM
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] PRR G25 "screw car"
They look like the PRR 70-ton "Crown" truck, kissing cousin to the USRA 70-t Andrews. Consistent with the CAPY in the pic (and ORER).
Swall Meadows, CA