HO Atlas 20000456 B&O #13081 70-Ton Open Hopper

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 26, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

ATLAS HO SCALE "ATLAS TRAINMAN ROLLING STOCK"

BALTIMORE & OHIO (B&O) #13081 AAR 70-TON 3-BAY OPEN HOPPER WITH ARCHED ENDS

ATLAS #20 000 456

Atlas List Price is $14.95

Your discounted price is only $11.95 !

These models are brand new, never used, never opened and in the original box

PLEASE NOTE: THE PICTURE OF THIS HOPPER IS A STOCK PICTURE FROM ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD CO. THE PICTURE IS OF THE EXACT SAME TYPE OF HOPPER THAT IS FOR SALE , EXCEPT THE ROAD ROAD NUMBER IN THE PICTURE IS 12795 AND THE ONE FOR SALE HAS ROAD NUMBER 13081.

Features:

- Removeable coal load

- True scale dimensions with accurate details

- Weighted, detailed underframes

- Factory-equipped AccuMate magnetic couplers

- Trucks equipped with free-rolling metal wheels

- Accurate painting and lettering

(AccuMate couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc)

This familiar hopper was an industry standard on many railroads since the 1930s. It was adapted by the AAR as a recommended design, but fell out of favor by the mid-1950s. While offering greater capacity over cars with conventional flat sides, the original open hoppers created corrosive interaction between acidic coal and the car's joints, leading to costly rebuilding
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