1937 Gondola

Manufacturer ID:9168
Prototype Year/Era:1937
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Product Type:Metal Kit
Prototype Dimensions:40'
A rare, all-metal gondola kit from back in the 1950s. This craftsman kit of metal stampings and a formed tin box to put the sides and ends onto. The stamped sides were pre-painted with lettering but no numbers. Its lettering was for a 55-ton car of the GB class. Ed added S-Helper Service's Bettendorf type trucks and Kadee #802 couplers. Some additional details were added when he built this model in April of 2009. It weighs 8 ounces without a load.
photo © Ed Kirstatter

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