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N H32 Cvd.Hopper PRR/gry w/black shadow keystone/4pk B

SKU: BLI3168 Category:
UPC Code: 836563031683
Scale: 1/160Discontinued
MSRP: $99.99Minimum Quantity: 1
 

A
total of 300 cars were built by the PRR at Altoona between July 17,
1948, and October 11, 1948, in number series 253500-253799. Welded
construction was used for both the superstructure and the underframe.
The material was high tensile steel. The cars had a plain welded roof
and 14 roof hatches, each with 3 by 3 opening. The metal running boards
were Apex Tri-Lok. There were four bulkheads, creating five bays, each
having two hopper openings measuring 13 by 24. The hopper bottom
mechanism was furnished by Enterprise Railway Equipment Co. The
horizontal sliding doors were hand operated, using a rack and pinion.
The trucks were Class 2E-F22A, made by American Steel Foundries with
Type A-3 Ride Control. The couplers were Type E with Imperial rotary
bottom operated uncoupling devices.
There were four PRR paint and lettering schemes on this car. First was
the Circle Keystone (CK) as delivered in Freight Car Color (FCC) with
white lettering. Second, some shopped cars received the gray body color
with the CK scheme in black. Third, some had the Shadow Keystone (SK)
with gray body color with black lettering. And lastly, the Plain
Keystone (PK) scheme with gray body color with black lettering was also
used. In addition to the PRR schemes, they were also painted in both
Penn Central (gray and green) and Conrail (gray and red) schemes.

Industry-Leading Features:
 Beautifully Detailed and Accurately Modeled
Precision Paint, Color, and Lettering Schemes
Many Separately Applied Details
Composition: ABS
Couplers: (2) Operating MicroTrains #1015 or Compatible
Compatible Tracks: Code 55, 70, 83, & 100 Rail
Minimum Operating Radius: 9.75 in