1919 Gondola, USRA-design

Manufacturer:S Scale America
Manufacturer ID:1606
Category:Gondola, USRA-design
Prototype Year/Era:1919
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:351475
Prototype Class:G24
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Capacity:50-ton, heap 2063 cu-ft
Prototype Dimensions:42'10"
Model Online Article:visit site
Four road numbers available. The PRR built 750 of these cars in 1919. Most were converted from the wooden sides to steel sides, so this SSA model represents an as-built model. The built date on the model is 7-19. Couplers are Walthers ProtoMax HO-scale ones. The interior bottom and long sides of these cars have simulated wooden boards with nail holes. The car is quite heavy, at 8 ounces (228g).
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