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General Steel Castings 53-foot bulkhead flatcar from Wm. K. Walthers Inc.

By | May 13, 2022

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General Steel Castings 53-foot bulkhead flatcar

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General Steel Castings 53-foot bulkhead flatcar from Wm. K. Walthers Inc.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $34.98

Era: 1950s to early 2000s (era varies depending on paint scheme)

Manufacturer: Wm. K. Walthers, Inc., 5601 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218, 414-527-0770, walthers.com

General Steel Castings 53-foot bulkhead flatcar features:

  • Newly tooled die-cast metal body
  • 33” turned metal wheelsets
  • Proto-Max metal couplers
  • Available now

Road Names: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Chinese Red); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (brown); Burlington Northern (Cascade Green); Northern Pacific (black); Soo Line (light gray); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated.

Company Information: Wm. K. Walthers Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of model train products. The family-owned company was founded in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1932.

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