1954 Hopper, Airslide

Manufacturer:River Raisin Models
Category:Hopper, Airslide
Prototype Year/Era:1954
Model Introduced:1988
Product Type:Brass
1954-version (early) Airslide with solid bearing trucks. These models were made in Korea by Ajin Precision, and were sold unpainted (see Photo #2). A product review was written about this model in the June 1988 issue of the NASG's The Dispatch magazine. A more generic article about these cars in the real world was covered in the April 1987 issue of Mainline Modeler. The main photo shows the car painted and lettered by Jim Kindraka, using the decals that River Raisin provided when this car was sold.
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Photo #4
photo © Jim Kindraka

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