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Union Tank Car Co. 16,000-gallon Funnel-Flow tank car from Wm. K. Walthers Inc.

By | May 6, 2022

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Funnel-Flow tank car 

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Union Tank Car Co. 16,000-gallon Funnel-Flow tank car from Wm. K. Walthers Inc.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $49.98

Era: 1973 to present (era varies depending on paint scheme).

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

Funnel-Flow tank car features:

  • Etched-metal walkways and platforms
  • Factory-installed grab irons
  • Train pipe and brake rigging underbody details
  • Prototype-specific manway and safety valve placement
  • 36” turned-metal wheels with RP-25 contour
  • Proto-Max metal couplers
  • Available June 2022

Road names: Archer Daniels Midland (black with modern logo), Amaizo (black with UTLX reporting marks), Cargill Foods (black with “Corn Sweetners” lettering), Corn Products Corp. (black with CCLX marks), Minnesota Corn Processors (black with DMIX marks), and Tru Sweet (black with UTLX marks). Four road numbers per scheme.

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.

Reproduced from Walthers news release May 2022 

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