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 X26 518824

The X26 series were 40' World War I composite box cars based on an AAR design.

Due to a variety of door and ladder combinations within subclasses, photographs should be referenced for accurate road numbers. Photos of models cannot be trusted for legitimate road numbers, but photos of completed models are included for illustration purposes.

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

ClassCarNumberAAR ClassPRR Oct 44PRR Oct 48PRR Apr 52PRR Oct 53PRR Oct 58PRR Oct 63PRR Apr 68
X26 37100 39865 XM XAP 2731 1846 1179 293 5 1 -
X26 44001 46725 XM XAP 2693 1826 1067 209 4 - -
X26 83397 83572 XM 173 118 83 21 - - -
X26 86798 86900 XM 100 69 48 14 - - -
X26 90504 90513 XM 10 4 1 - - - -
X26 93901 93925 XM 25 20 15 7 - - 12
X26 97805 97948 XM 141 93 58 10 - - -
X26 511396 511430 XM 35 24 11 2 - - -
X26 512065 512069 XM 5 4 4 1 - - -
X26 518217 518949 XM XAP 723 511 328 99 2 - -
X26 530076 530080 XM 5 4 3 3 - - -
X26 531194 531198 XM 5 4 4 - - - -
X26 540001 540798 XM 785 546 356 91 - - -
X26 549202 549282 XM 81 58 35 7 - - -
X26 564270 566090 XM 1794 1275 838 234 4 2 1
X26 564270 566090 XAP 1 1 - - - - -
X26 596001 596450 XM 442 298 182 43 2 - -
X26 598438 598453 XM 16 13 9 5 - - -
X26a 540769 - XM 1 1 1 1 - - -
X26c 104260 107759 XM XME XML XMP XAP XP - 2995 3476 3462 3411 2617 134
X26d 340038 340057 GBC/GTC - - - 20 14 2 -
X26e 107760 - XM - - - - - 1 1
X26f 104260 107759 XM - - - - - 226 148
X26f 107761 109759 XM - - - - - 492 547
Roster data compiled by Rich Orr; source prr.railfan.net

The X26

X26 518824

HO scale models have been produced by Accurail, Ambroid, and Funaro & Camerlengo (resin kit), Tichy, and Westerfield (resin kit). The F&C kits are offered with a variety of door options. Mount Vernon Shops offers decals for this class.

Decals for Which Spotting Features are Unknown
Road # Features Decal Photograph
 518610 unknown  Mount Vernon Shops   
37843 unknown Mount Vernon Shops  
37614  unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo   
44824  wood doors, grabs  Funaro & Camerlengo  Culotta, RMC 7-04 pp 88-96
564435 unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo   

 

X26 with New & Spliced Youngstown Doors with Side Ladders (F&C #8200):

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
46096 Youngstown, ladders, AB brakes   Bruce Smith (PRR Pro) 9/51 
46096  Youngstown, ladders, AB brakes    9-51 / RP CYC 17, p 30 

 

Kit 8201 - X26 with Creco & Spliced Car Builders Doors with Side Ladders (F&C #8201):

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
38881  Creco, ladder    Funaro & Camerlengo 
38881 Creco, ladder, AB brakes    Bruce Smith (PRR Pro) 7/52 
45939 Spliced Car Builders, grabs, AB brakes, 10/49 reweigh   Bruce Smith (PRR Pro)
83520 3-Panel Door, Ladder   7-47 / Trostel, "DT&I", p 217

 

X26 with New & Spliced Youngstown Doors with Side Grabirons (F&C #8202):

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
564409  Youngstown, grabs    PRR Freight & Color Guide 1 
38333 Youngstown, grabs Funaro & Camerlengo  Funaro & Camerlengo (above) 
38333 Youngstown, grabs, AB brakes, 4/51 reweigh Funaro & Camerlengo Bruce Smith (PRR Pro)
564287  Youngstown, grabs, K brake  Mount Vernon Shops (above) 
45466  Youngstown, grabs    (above) 
45466 Youngstown, grabs, AB brakes, 1/47 reweigh   Bruce Smith (PRR Pro)
540791  Spliced Youngstown, grabs, K brake Funaro & Camerlengo  Bruce Smith (PRR Pro) 7/38
596028 Spliced Youngstown, grabs, AB brake, 1/45 (?) reweigh   Bruce Smith (PRR Pro)
45679 Youngstown, grabs   Lubliner, "NYO&W in Color", p 93
83561 Youngstown, grabs, AB brakes   Switzer, MM 12-00 pp 62-65
596103 Youngstown, grabs, AB brakes   Kline & Culotta, "Postwar Freight Car Fleet", pp 28-29

 

X26 with Creco & Spliced Car Builders Doors and Side Grabirons (F&C #8203):

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45927

Road # Features Decal Photograph
45939 Creco, grabs Funaro & Camerlengo  Funaro & Camerlengo (above) 
45927  Creco, grabs  Mount Vernon Shops  (above) 
       
4927       Mount Vernon Shops

The X26A

The X26C

X26c E15689 Side BillLane

HO scale models have been produced by Funaro & Camerlengo (resin kit) and Sunshine. The F&C kits are offered with a variety of door options. Mount Vernon Shops offers decals for this class.

Decals for Which Spotting Features are Unknown
Road # Features Decal
 518610 unknown  Mount Vernon Shops 
37843 unknown Mount Vernon Shops
37614  unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo 
44824  unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo 
564435 unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo 
540791 unknown  Funaro & Camerlengo 

 

X26c with Youngstown Doors (F&C #8010):

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X26c E15689 Side BillLane

PRR105808 X26c steamtownRhse RayThibaut

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
104260 Youngstown   Funaro & Camerlengo (above) 
107339  Youngstown    Funaro & Camerlengo 
105969 Youngstown    Funaro & Camerlengo 
105206 Youngstown   Mount Vernon Shops
105007 Youngstown   PRR Color Guide 3
105206 Youngstown   PRR.RAILFAN.NET (above)
105808 Youngstown   PRR.RAILFAN.NET (above)
104374 Youngstown, compartmentalized   (above)
105173 Youngstown    William Dale (PRR Pro) 
104537 Youngstown   Kline & Culotta, "Postwar Freight Car Fleet", pp 30-31
104598 Youngstown   RP CYC 17, p 46
106100 Youngstown   RP CYC 17, p 45
106269 Youngstown   RMJ 8-92 p 4
107260 Youngstown   RP CYC 3-93 p 53

 

X26c with Superior Doors (F&C #8011):

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
109760 Superior   PRR.RAILFAN.NET (above) 
106983  Superior    William Dale (PRR Pro) 
106394  Superior    RP CYC 17, p 47 
107124 Superior   RP CYC 17, p 46
107214 unconfirmed Funaro & Camerlengo   

X26c with Diagonal Panel Roof & Youngstown Doors (F&C #8020):

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Road # Features Decal Photograph
107339  Youngstown, diagonal roof    William Dale (PRR Pro) 
107285 unconfirmed Funaro & Camerlengo   

The X26D

The X26E

The X26F