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70 Ton Covered Hopper
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Introduced by American Car & Foundry (ACF®) in the mid-1930s, the 70 Ton Covered Hopper, with 1958 cu.ft. capacity, offered an improved design for the transport of dry bulk goods. The car proved to be widely popular and could be found on most major rail lines. Thousands of cars were built, not only by ACF®, but by the other major builders as well. The cars led very productive service lives  until the 1970s, and some may still be found in maintenance-of-way on-line service.

Features Include:
-True 1/4" dimensions and details
-Open triangular or closed side panels as appropriate per road name
-Die-cast chassis
-Operating hatch locking mechanism
-All metal grab irons and stirrups
-Accurate painting and lettering
-Minimum Diameter Curve (3-Rail): O-36
-Minimum Radius Curve (2-Rail): 24"
 

Four Road Numbers are available per Road Name, except for L&N which has two.

3-RAIL
ITEM#

ROAD NAME

2-RAIL
ITEM#

 

New Paint Schemes!

 
3005100 Undecorated (open side) 3006100
3005101 Detroit Toledo & Ironton 3006101
3005102 Grand Trunk Western 3006102
3005103 Great Northern 3006103
3005104 Louisville & Nashville* 3006104
3005105 New Haven (Item Cancelled) 3006105
 

MSRP 3-Rail: $74.95
MSRP 2-Rail: $
79.95

Estimated Delivery: 1st Quarter 2014

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