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Atlas O American Car & Foundry three- and six-bay cylindrical covered hoppers

By | July 20, 2022

New paint schemes and road numbers available

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orange covered hopper

American Car & Foundry three- and six-bay cylindrical covered hoppers

Scale: O (1:48)

Price: $82.95 (undecorated, $77.95)

Era: 1961 to present (varies depending on paint scheme)

Manufacturer: Atlas O, 378 Florence Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205, 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

orange covered hopper
Atlas O American Car & Foundry three- and six-bay cylindrical covered hoppers.

American Car & Foundry three- and six-bay cylindrical covered hoppers features:

  • Sprung, die-cast metal 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps
  • Positionable hatch covers
  • See-through running boards
  • Separate, factory-applied grab irons and brake detail

Release date: Available now

New paint schemes: Three-bay car – Hooker Chemicals, Columbus, Miss. (orange and black); Potacan (brown and white); Union Pacific (gray and black); and Westroc (gray, black, and blue). New road numbers. Six-bay car – Great Northern (gray “Grain Loading” scheme) and Illinois Terminal (gray and black). Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated (three- and six-bay cars).

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