Pennsylvania RR class H-43 100-ton three-bay hopper
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Era: 1971 to present (varies depending on paint scheme)
Manufacturer: Bowser Manufacturing Co., Inc., 1302 Jordan Ave., Montoursville, PA 17754, 570-368-2379, bowser-trains.com
HO scale 100-ton three-bay hopper features:
- 36” metal wheelsets
- Roller-bearing trucks
- Interior and slope sheet braces
- Knuckle couplers
- Pre-orders due May 13, 2022
- Scheduled for release in early 2023
Road names: BNSF Ry. (black with post-2005 herald in three road numbers), Chessie System (Western Maryland reporting marks), Conrail (brown), CSX (Chessie System patchout in three numbers), Helm Financial Corp. (black in three numbers), Louisville & Nashville (orange), Norfolk Southern (black with Thoroughbred herald), Pennsylvania RR (black with keystone herald and yellow circle in four numbers), Pittsburgh Power & Light (double rotary ends in one number and single rotary end), Reading Co. (black with large reporting marks in three numbers), and Reading & Northern (blue and orange panels in four numbers each). Six numbers per scheme unless noted; also available painted black and brown with dimensional data only.
Company information: Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc. produces diesel locomotives and streetcars in HO scale, freight cars in N and HO scales, and plastic and brass detail parts under the Cal Scale and Cary labels. The company is located in Montoursville, Pa.
Reproduced from Bowser news release May 2022
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