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70 Ton Covered Hopper
New Road Names!


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.





New Paint Schemes!


Undecorated (Open side)

8351 Undecorated (Closed side) 9351
8379 Clinchfield* 9379
8380 Detroit, Toledo & Ironton 9380
8381 Maine Central 9381
8382 Southern (AGS) 9382
8383 Kimberly-Clark 9383
*CSX Licensed Product

MSRP 3-rail: $59.95
MSRP 2-rail: $64.95

Estimated Delivery: April 2008

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