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Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot capacity three-bay covered hopper from Tangent Scale Models

By | May 3, 2022

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green covered hopper
green covered hopper
Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot capacity three-bay covered hopper from Tangent Scale Models in HO scale.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $52.95

Era: 1979 to present (era varies depending on paint scheme)

Manufacturer: Tangent Scale Models, P.O. Box 6514, Asheville, NC 28816, 828-412-3886

Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot capacity three-bay covered hopper features:

  • Kadee scale couplers
  • See-through etched metal running boards and crossover platforms
  • 100-ton Barber S-2 trucks with prototype-specific rotating bearing caps and separate brake beam part
  • Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers
  • CNC-machined 36” metal wheelsets
  • Separate air hoses
  • Road-specific details, including brake system, outlet gates, roof hatches, jacking pads, end ladders, brakewheel housing, and brake wheel

Road Names: Burlington Northern (January 1980 as-delivered Cascade Green scheme in new road numbers), Chicago & North Western (blue Rock Island patchouts in three versions, two numbers each), Illinois Central Gulf (1979 as-delivered simplified orange-and-black scheme in new numbers), Kansas City Southern (December 1979 as-delivered brown scheme), Klemme Coop, Klemme, Iowa (April 1979 pink scheme, six numbers), Missouri-Kansas-Texas (December 1979 green-and-yellow scheme in new numbers), Peavey (May 1980 as-delivered blue scheme in six numbers), Rock Island (June 1978 as-delivered blue scheme in new numbers), and Soo Line (2007+ Peavey patchout in one number). Each road name offered in 12 numbers unless noted.

Company Information: Tangent Scale Models, a manufacturer of HO and N scale model trains, is based in Asheville, N.C. The family-owned business made its debut at the 2007 National Train Show.

Reproduced from Tangent Scale Models’ news release May 2022 

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