1923 Tank Car 1-dome

Manufacturer:P-B-L
Manufacturer ID:PBL-R16
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Prototype Year/Era:1923
Road Name:Union Tank Line (UTLX)
Gauge:Sn3
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Brass
Finishpainted & unpainted
This model is of the narrow frame version. 6,000 gallons. The kit includes trucks, decals, and Kadee #29 couplers. These models were available in painted 5-packs and unpainted 6-packs. The August 1996 issue of the S/Sn3 Modeling Guide has a product review, which includes information about building this kit. Prototype note: the July/August 1978 issue of the Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette has an article about narrow gauge tank cars by Bill Winans that covers the UTLX car, both narrow frame and frameless. Part 2 in the September/October 1978 issue covers the TCX cars.
Photo
photo © Bob Hogan

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