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.

Corrections and additions to this page are welcome. 

American Locomotive Co. (Alco)
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
AF15 FA-1 / FB-1 Walthers Trainline,
Life Like Proto 2000,
Overland (brass),
Key Imports (brass)
1951
AF16 FA-2 / FB-2 Rapido,
Life Like Proto 2000,
Bachmann Spectrum,
Model Power
1951
AF24 RS-27 Alco (brass) 1962
AF24a C424 Atlas (undec) 1963
AF25 C425 Atlas,
Overland (brass)
1964
AF27 C628

Bowser,
Stewart Hobbies,
Oriental Limited (brass)

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

 

Baldwin
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
BF15BF15a,ABF18 DR 4-4-1500, DR 4-4-1500B early "Shark" Model Power 1949
ABF18BF16 RF16 later "Shark"

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

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

 

EMD
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
EF15 F3A / F3B 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 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 Athearn, 
Bachmann Spectrum, 
Life Like Proto,
Alco (brass),
Overland (brass)
1963
EF25 GP35 Athearn, 
Kato, 
Bachmann Spectrum, 
Rail Power Products (shell),
Overland (brass),
Oriental Limited (brass),
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1964
EF25a SD35 Atlas, 
Con-Cor, 
Pemco, 
IHC Premier,
Overland (brass)
1965
EF30a SD40 Kato, 
AHM, 
IHC, 
Mehano, 
Rail Power Products (shell),
Overland (brass)
1966
EF36 SD45 Broadway Limited Imports,
Bachmann Spectrum, 
Bachmann Plus, 
Kato, 
Rail Power Products (shell),
Overland (brass)
1966
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
EP12 LWT12   1956
EP20 E7A / E7B Broadway Limited Imports, 
Walthers Proto (E7B),
Con Cor, 
Life Like Proto, 
Oriental Limited (brass),
Sunset (brass)
1946
EP22 E8A Walthers Proto, 
Broadway Limited Imports,
IHC, 
Life Like Proto, 
Overland (brass),
Oriental Limited (brass)
1950
Freight / Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
EFP15 FP7A / FP7B Athearn Genesis, 
Athearn, 
ER Models, 
InterMountain,
Overland (brass),
Oriental Limited (brass)
1952
Freight / Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
EFS17m GP9 / GP9B Athearn Genesis, 
Life Like Proto, 
Model Power,
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1955
Helper Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
EH15 F3A Redesignated; see class EF15. 1948
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
ES6 SW   1937
ES6 SW1 Walthers, 
AHM, 
Model Power,
Oriental Limited (brass)
1945
AA6ES10 NW2 Kato, 
Broadway Limited Imports,
Overland (brass),
Oriental Limited (brass)
1941
ES12ES12m SW7 Athearn, 
Con-Cor, 
Broadway Limited Imports
1950
ES12ES12m SW9 Life-Like Proto 1951
ES12 SW1200 Life-Like Proto 1958
ES15ax SD7 Life-Like Proto,
Broadway Limited Imports, 
Rail Power Products (shell)
1953
ES15mES15ms GP7 Athearn Genesis, 
Life Like Proto 2000, 
Atlas,
Key Imports (brass),
Pacific Fast Mail (brass)
1951
ES17m SD9 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 ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
FF16 CF16A / CF16B
"C-Liner"
Life Like Proto 1000,
AHM, 
IHC
1950
FF20 A ERIE / B ERIE Life Like Proto 1000,
Miracle Castings (shell)
1947
Passenger Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
FP20FP20a A ERIE / B ERIE Life Like Proto 1000,
Miracle Castings (shell), 
Alco (brass)
1947
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
FS10 H10-44 Life Like Proto 2000, 
Walthers
1948
FS12FS12m H12-44 Walthers (undec) 1952
FS16m H16-44 Bachmann Spectrum, 
Bowser, 
Atlas
1952
FS20FS20m H20-44 Alco (brass) 1949
FS24m H24-66 "Trainmaster" Athearn, 
Atlas
1956

 
 

General Electric (GE)
Freight Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
GF25 U25B Bowser,
Stewart Hobbies,
Oriental Limited (brass),
Precision Scale (brass)
1962
GF25a U25C Train Control Systems (Korea Brass),
AHM, 
Rivarossi,
Overland (brass)
1965
GF28a U28C Athearn 1966
GF30a U30C Athearn 1967
GF33a U33C Athearn (undec), Atlas 1968
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
GS4GS4m 44 Ton Bachmann Spectrum, 
Keystone Locomotive Works
1948

 
 

Lima Hamilton
Shifter Service
PRR ClassBuilder ModelHO ModelFirst on PRR
LS25LS25m T2500 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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