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Walthers 40-foot Ortner 100-ton aggregate hopper

By | September 20, 2022

HO scale Proto-series model scheduled for release in Fall 2022

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Model of yellow hopper with white background

40-foot Ortner 100-ton aggregate hopper

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $44.98

Era: 1970s to present (varies depending on paint scheme)

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

Model of yellow hopper with white background
40-foot Ortner 100-ton aggregate hopper

40-foot Ortner 100-ton aggregate hopper features:

  • Air-equipped door details as appropriate
  • Factory-installed wire grab irons and end railings
  • Removable load
  • Detailed brake gear
  • 33” metal wheelsets with RP-25 contours
  • Proto-Max metal couplers

Road names: Algoma Central (green), Blue Circle Cement (yellow with WBCX reporting marks), CSX (black and yellow), Florida East Coast (Oxide Red), Norfolk Southern (gray and black), and Southern Pacific (brown). Three road numbers per scheme.

Release date: Fall 2022

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