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BOWSER #42867 100 TON HOPPER CAR - BNSF #616418

BOWSER #42867 100 TON HOPPER CAR - BNSF #616418

Regular price $23.00 USD
Regular price $28.95 USD Sale price $23.00 USD
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Designed in 1960 by the N&W as the H-11 class which is an enlarged PRR H-39 70 ton hopper. In 1964, the size was increased to 12ft 3in high, cubic feet increased to 3433 and weight capacity increased to 90-100 tons. Over 130,000 have been built.

Three distinctive characteristics highlight this class of hopper:
- roping eye with integral end buffers
- end slope sheets are at a steeper angle than the hopper sheets
- 13 riveted side posts with the middle two panels wider than the rest

Other features include:
- wine door locks
- full height side ladder stiles
- roller bearing trucks w/metal 36 inch wheels
- interior & slope sheet braces
- knuckle couplers
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