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This table cross references Pennsy diesel classes with manufacturer model numbers and indicates available HO scale models and first year of use on the PRR system. Table is organized by class prefix and number. Click on class number to view the class roster in a new window. From the roster you can access specific unit information and photos.

Prime mover data is included to assist in selection of sound decoders. 

Models in bold are in my personal collection. 

Corrections and additions to this page are welcome. 

 

American Locomotive Co. (Alco)
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
AF15 FA-1
/ FB-1
12-244B or C Walthers Trainline
Life Like Proto 2000
Overland (brass)
Key Imports (brass)
1951
AF16 FA-2
/ FB-2
12-244D or G Rapido
Life Like Proto 2000
Bachmann
Model Power
1951
AF24 RS-27 16-251 Alco (brass) 1962
AF24a C424 16-251B Atlas (undec) 1963
AF25 C425 16-251C Atlas
Overland (brass)
1964
AF27 C628 16-251C

Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Oriental Limited (brass)

1965
AF30a C630 16-251E Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
1966
AF36 C636 16-251E Bowser (Penn Central) 1968
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
AP20 PA-1
/ PB-1
16-244 Precision Craft Models
Life Like Proto
Athearn
Overland (brass)
Key Imports (brass)
1947
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
AS6 S-1 6-539 Life Like Proto 2000
Key Imports (brass)
1947
AS6 S-3 6-539 Life Like Proto 2000 1951
AS10 S-2 6-539T Atlas
Bachmann
Key Imports (brass)
Alco (brass)
1950
AS10AS10m S-4 6-539T Atlas
Bachmann
Key Imports (brass)
1951
AS10a T-6 6-251B Alco (brass) 1958
AS10amAS10ams,AS10asAS10s RS-1 6-539T Atlas
Alco (brass)
1948
AS15m RS-2 12-244 Life Like Proto 1000 1950
AS16AS16mAS16ms RS-3 12-244 Bowser
Bachmann
Roundhouse Products
Stewart Hobbies
Alco (brass)
1951
AS16a RSD-5 12-244 Atlas 1952
AS18m RS-11 12-251 Rapido
Atlas
Life like Proto
Model Power (undec)
Alco (brass)
1956
AS18am RSD-12 12-251B Overland (brass) 1958
AS24m RSD-15 16-251B Broadway Limited Imports 1956
APS24ms RSD-7 16-244   1956

 

Baldwin
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
BF15BF15a,ABF18 DR 4-4-1500,
DR 4-4-1500B
Early "Shark"
608SC Model Power 1949
ABF18BF16 RF16
Late "Shark"
608A

Broadway Limited Imports
ER Models
Bachmann
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
Alco (brass)

1951
BF20 DR 6-4-2000,
DR 6-4-2000B
"Shark"
608NA (×2) Redesignated; see class BP20. 1948
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
BP20 DR 6-4-2000,
DR 6-4-2000B
"Shark"
606SC (×2) Oriental Ltd. (brass)
Alco (brass)
Miracle Castings (shell)
1948
BP60 DR 12-8-3000 "Centipede" 608SC (×2) Broadway Limited Imports
Overland (brass)
Hallmark (brass)
1947
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
BS6 VO 660 6-VO Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
1943
BS6a DS 4-4-660 606NA   1948
BS7BS7m DS 4-4-750 606NA   1950
BS10 VO 1000 8-VO Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Hallmark (brass)
1945
BS10aBS10am DS 4-4-1000 608NA Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
1948
BS10as DRS 4-4-1000 606SC Stewart Hobbies 1949
BS12BS12as,BS12m S-12 606A Bowser
Athearn
Stewart Hobbies
Hallmark (brass)
1951
BS12amBS12ams RS-12 606A Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Hallmark (brass)
1951
BS16mBS16ms AS-616 608A Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Hallmark (brass)
1951
BS24BS24m RT-624 606A (×2) Custom Brass (brass) 1951

 

EMD
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
EF15 F3A
/ F3B
EMD 16-567B Athearn Genesis (Ph II early)
Life Like Proto 1000
Stewart Hobbies (Ph II early; Ph IV)
Highliners (shell; all phases)
Overland (brass; Ph II)
Oriental Limited (brass; Ph II, III, IV)
1947
EF15a F7A
/ F7B
EMD 16-567B Athearn Genesis (Ph Ia; Ph Ic)
Broadway Limited Imports (Ph Ib)
Athearn
Life Like Proto (Ph Ic)
Intermountain (Ph Ic)
Stewart Hobbies (Ph Ia; Ph Ic; Ph II)
Highliners (shell; all phases)
Bachmann
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass; Ph I, II)
1949
EF22 GP30 EMD 16-567D3 Athearn
Bachmann
Life Like Proto
Alco (brass)
Overland (brass)
1963
EF25 GP35 EMD 16-567D3A Athearn
Kato
Bachmann
Rail Power Products (shell)
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1964
EF25a SD35 EMD 16-567D3A Atlas
Con-Cor
Pemco
IHC Premier
Overland (brass)
1965
EF30a SD40 EMD 16-645E3 Kato
AHM
IHC
Mehano
Rail Power Products (shell)
Overland (brass)
1966
EF36 SD45 EMD 20-645E3 Broadway Limited Imports
Bachmann Spectrum
Bachmann Plus
Kato
Rail Power Products (shell)
Overland (brass)
1966
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
EP12 LWT12 EMD 12-567C   1956
EP20 E7A
/ E7B
EMD 567A (x2) Broadway Limited Imports
Walthers Proto (E7B)
Bachmann
Con Cor
Life Like Proto
Oriental Limited (brass)
Sunset (brass)
1946
EP22 E8A EMD 567B (x2) Walthers Proto
Broadway Limited Imports
IHC
Life Like Proto
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
1950
Freight / Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
EFP15 FP7A
/ FP7B
EMD 567B Athearn Genesis
Athearn
ER Models
InterMountain
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
1952
Freight / Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
EFS17m GP9
/ GP9B
EMD 16-567C Athearn Genesis
Life Like Proto
Bachmann
Model Power
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1955
Helper Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
EH15 F3A EMD 16-567B Redesignated; see class EF15. 1948
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
ES6 SW Winton
8-201-A
  1937
ES6 SW1 EMD 6-567
or 6-567A
Walthers
AHM
Model Power
Oriental Limited (brass)
1945
AA6ES10 NW2 EMD 12-567
or 12-567A
Broadway Limited Imports
Kato
Overland (brass)
Oriental Limited (brass)
1941
ES12ES12m SW7 EMD 12-567A Broadway Limited Imports
Athearn
Con-Cor
1950
ES12ES12m SW9 EMD 12-567B Life-Like Proto 1951
ES12 SW1200 EMD 12-567C Life-Like Proto 1958
ES15ax SD7 EMD 16-567B Life-Like Proto
Broadway Limited Imports
Rail Power Products (shell)
1953
ES15mES15ms GP7 EMD 16-567B Athearn Genesis
Walthers Proto

Life Like Proto 2000
Atlas
Bachmann
Key Imports (brass)
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1951
ES17m SD9 EMD 16-567C Life-Like Proto
Broadway Limited Imports
Athearn
Rail Power Products (shell)
Overland (brass)
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1957


Fairbanks Morse (FM)
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
FF16 CFA 16-4
/ CFB 16-4 
"C-Liner"
FM 38D-8 Life Like Proto 1000
AHM
IHC
1950
FF20 A ERIE
/ B ERIE
FM 38D-10 Life Like Proto 1000
Miracle Castings (shell)
1947
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
FP20FP20a A ERIE
/ B ERIE
FM 38D-10 Life Like Proto 1000
Miracle Castings (shell)
Alco (brass)
1947
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
FS10 H10-44 FM 38D-6 Life Like Proto 2000
Walthers
1948
FS12FS12m H12-44 FM 38D-6 Walthers (undec) 1952
FS16m H16-44 FM 38D-8 Bowser
Atlas
Bachmann Spectrum
1952
FS20FS20m H20-44 FM 38D-10 Alco (brass) 1949
FS24m H24-66
"Trainmaster"
FM 38D-12 Atlas
Athearn
1956


General Electric (GE)
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
GF25 U25B GE FDL-16 Bowser
Stewart Hobbies
Oriental Limited (brass)
Precision Scale (brass)
1962
GF25a U25C GE FDL-16 Train Control Systems (Korea Brass)
AHM
Rivarossi
Overland (brass)
1965
GF28a U28C GE FDL-16 Athearn 1966
GF30a U30C GE FDL-16 Athearn 1967
GF33a U33C GE FDL-16 Athearn (undec)
Atlas
1968
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
GS4GS4m 44 Ton Caterpillar D17000 × 2 (most)
Hercules DFXD × 2 (11)
Buda 6DH1742 × 2 (10)
Caterpillar D342 × 2 (last 4)
Bachmann
Keystone Locomotive Works
1948


Lima Hamilton
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelPrime MoverHO ModelFirst on PRR
LS25LS25m LT2500 Hamilton
T-89-SA (×2)
Custom Brass (brass)  1950


Sources

Form 109-K, Classification and Description of Locomotives and Tenders, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1952.

Walthers Catalog - 1997 and 1999 editions.

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