1953 Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay

Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00021
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted, not lettered
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Friction bearing trucks. Also produced as SHS #00043 with roller bearing trucks. Both had a gray body color. Some of these may be unpainted, because they were made on special order for a vendor by S-Helper Service, but then the vendor never took delivery of them, so SHS sold them directly.
Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00029
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:82412
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00009
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:87421
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00006
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Boston & Maine (BM)
Road Number:5541
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00968
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Brach's
Road Number:43468
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Red car. Also produced as SHS #00969 (same road number).
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00971
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Brach's
Road Number:44827
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00970 (road number 44826).
Photo
photo © Mark Klemens
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01143
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Burlington Northern (BN)
Road Number:424703
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced, in 1995, as SHS #00040 (road number 424702), #00083 (road number 424723), #00012 (road number 42471), and, in 2004, #01144 (road number 424798).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00414
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Cedar Heights Clay (CHCX)
Road Number:111
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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1999 Christmas car.
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00966
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00286
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Central Soya
Road Number:153
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00409 (road number 145).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chessie System
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00044
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chessie System (B&O)
Road Number:631542
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01145
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chessie System (C&O)
Road Number:2238
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Chessie System. The S-Helper Service documentation lists SHS #01145 as road number 600800, yet their photo, which is shown here, clearly shows road number 2238. Also produced as SHS #01146 (road number 600899).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00086
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:69473
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00282
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:70104
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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M&StL. Also produced as SHS #00407 (no road number specified).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00039
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:7232
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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CGW
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00038
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:95242
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ)
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00088
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Conrail (CR)
Road Number:877353
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00015 (road number 877351).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00037
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:CSXT
Road Number:226062
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00085
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:CSXT
Road Number:226403
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Chessie System.
Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01147
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Delaware & Hudson (DH)
Road Number:12046
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo shows road number 12046, which is not specifically mentioned in the S-Helper Service's documentation. They do list SHS #01147 (road number 12000) and #01148 (road number 12099).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00028
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW)
Road Number:18332
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00036
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (DTI)
Road Number:11186
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00041 (road number 11196). Both of these were the 1996 NASG Convention cars.
Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Erie Lackawanna (EL)
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00089
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Grand Trunk Western (GTW)
Road Number:111163
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01743
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Illinois Central Gulf (ICG)
Road Number:701758
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #001742 (road number 701735).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00413
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Jack Frost
Road Number:331
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00283 (road number 311).
Photo
photo © Mark Klemens
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01750
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Kerr-McGee
Road Number:31046
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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N.A.H.X.
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01747
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Lancaster & Chester (LC)
Road Number:413
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #01746 (road number 401).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00408
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Lehigh & New England (LNE)
Road Number:18224
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00284 (road number 18104).
Photo
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00033
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Lehigh Valley (LV)
Road Number:50772
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
Photo #2
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00030
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Maine Central (MEC)
Road Number:2492
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01748
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Maryland Midland (MMID)
Road Number:5132
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01749
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Maryland Midland (MMID)
Road Number:5199
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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2007 Baltimore Maryland NASG convention special car.
Photo
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00082
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Missouri Kansas Texas (MKT)
Road Number:1333
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01149
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:N.A.H.X.
Road Number:31060
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00287
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:N.A.H.X.
Road Number:31067
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #00288 (road number 31068; see Photo #2).
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Photo #2
photo © Matt Ward
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00007
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:573251
Prototype Class:AAR LO
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00080
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:New York, New Haven & Hartford (NH)
Road Number:117093
Prototype Class:AAR LO
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Ed drilled out the pulling staples and added S Kadee couplers.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00084
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Penn Central (PC)
Road Number:74202
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00090
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Ready Mixed Conc. (RMIX)
Road Number:326
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00016
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Soo Line (SOO)
Road Number:69091
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01744
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Southern Pacific (SP)
Road Number:402140
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Also produced as SHS #01745 (road number 401444).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00020
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Trona (TRC)
Road Number:31053
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Ed added tack boards, S Kadee couplers, and drilled out the pulling staples.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00010
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Wabash (WAB)
Road Number:30321
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Ed added tack boards, S Kadee couplers, and drilled out the pulling staples.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00013
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Western Maryland (WM)
Road Number:5861
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00081
Category:Hopper, PS-2, 2-bay
Prototype Year/Era:1953
Road Name:Western Pacific (WP)
Road Number:11203
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
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Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)

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