K6244-1611   IC Gulf 4-Bay Aluminum Hopper Illinois Central
    $54.95 ea.    

As railroading has come into the modern age, car manufacturers have continued to improve and innovate rolling stock. American Car Foundry, a company with a long and storied history, has produced covered hoppers that have 2, 3 or 4 Bays for maximum cargo transport efficiency. These extruded aluminum cars are equipped with either round roof hatches that guard against airborne contamination, or elongated hatches for easy loading. Each intricately detailed car sports realistic roof walks all the way around the car, die cast metal trucks and all metal operating couplers for smooth operation. This hopper is available in 4 different road numbers, perfect for running long strings of cars. Order a quantity of 4 to get all 4 of the numbers.

Catalog: 2003 1st Edition
Release Date: SOLD OUT

Hopper Features
  •   Extruded Aluminum Shell
  •   Prototypical Hatch Details
  •   Prototypical Catwalk Detail
  •   Prototypical Bay Detail
  •   Separate Steel Grab Rails
  •   Stamped Metal Brakewheel
  •   Prototypical Die Cast Metal Brake Detail
  •   Die Cast End Caps & Bolster
  •   Operating Die Cast Metal Couplers
  •   Die Cast Trucks
  •   Fast Action Wheels with Needle Point Axles
  •   Prototypical Reproduction with Authentic Paint Schemes
  •   13.75"L x 2.75"W x 3.85"H

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