PENNSYRR.COM by Jerry Britton

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There were 16 F33 deep well cars which were of a very unique design from an outside vendor. They were built in two orders -- late 1938 and early 1942. The prototype was built by Greenville Car Company. The capacity was 125-tons, a length of 52'8", and a well of 25'2" by 7'8".

Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

Class Car Number AAR Class PRR Oct 44 PRR Oct 48 PRR Apr 52 PRR Oct 53 PRR Oct 58 PRR Oct 63 PRR Apr 68
F33 470080 470095 FW 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr. From prr.railfan.net.

 

Types of trucks used

Class Car Numbers Truck Class Truck Name Qty cars:
F33 470080 470089 3F-F3 P.R.R. 10
F33     3F-F2 Buckeye  
F33     3F-F3 Buckeye  
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used. From prr.railfan.net.

 

F33

PRR 470088 F33 E13620 051142

PRR 470011 F33 E11327 34view

The F33 has been offered in brass by Railworks; and as a resin kit by Funaro & Camerlengo. Decals are offered by Mount Vernon Shops.

6940LargeFunaro & Camerlengo F33 flat car.

RW F33Railworks F33 flat car.