1949 Hopper, 2-bay Open Top

Manufacturer:Quality Craft Models
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Open Top
Prototype Year/Era:1949
Road Name:Western Maryland (WM)
Road Number:21249
Model Introduced:1979
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
55-ton capacity with the Speed lettering scheme. The added trucks are by Rex Engineering and the couplers by Kadee (#802). A few other extra parts not with the kit are cut levers, pressure release rod, and complete brake piping, levers, and rods.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Manufacturer ID:SWM-0029
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Open Top
Prototype Year/Era:1949
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Prototype Class:H31c
Model Introduced:1988
Product Type:Brass
Finishunpainted
All-steel hopper. The model was manufactured by Duck Yoo Corp, Korea. The second photo is by Bill Winans of the unpainted original.
Photo
Photo #2
photo © Bill Lane

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