PENNSYRR.COM by Jerry Britton

8450LargeThe F28 were depressed well cars constructed by Altoona Car Shops in August 1927. Having a capacity of 125-tons, it offered advantages of both a depressed car and a well car. The cars were 52'6" long over strikers and had a well of 25'0" by 6'8". The F28 had a steel floor and steel decks. They ran on 2F-F1 six-wheel trucks.

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
F28 435491 435492 FW 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr. From


Types of trucks used

Class Car Numbers Truck Class Truck Name Qty cars:
F28     3F-F1    
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used. From



PRR 435492 F28

The F28 has been produced in brass by Railworks; and as a resin kit by Funaro & Camerlengo.

RW F28Railworks F28 flat car.

8450LargeFunaro & Camerlengo F28 flat car.