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Bowser HO ~ 100 Ton 3 Bay Hopper ~ SOO Ex WP #62414 ~ 42406

$24.23

2 in stock

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Bowser HO ~ 100 Ton 3 Bay Hopper ~ SOO Ex WP #62414 ~ 42406

 

Ready to Run.

Designed in 1960 by the N&W as the H-11 class which is an enlarged PRR H-39 70 ton hopper. In 1964, the size was increased to 12ft 3in high, cubic feet increased to 3433 and weight capacity increased to 90-100 tons. Over 130,000 have been built.

Three distinctive characteristics highlight this class of hopper:
-roping eye with integral end buffers
-end slope sheets are at a steeper angle than the hopper sheets
-13 riveted side posts with the middle two panels wider than the rest

Other features include:
-Wine door locks
-Full height side ladder stiles
-Accurate molded details
-Free-rolling trucks with 36in metal wheels
-Magnetic knuckle couplers