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Pullman-Standard dominated the covered hopper car market beginning in the 1950s, thanks to the design success of their PS-2 series of covered hoppers. Designed to carry bulk commodities, such as grain, cement and plastic pellets, these cars roamed the rails of North America for decades, attesting to their utilitarian functionality.

Read More N RTR PS2 2893 Covered Hopper, Monon/CIL #4413

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In the 1920’s, the Pfaudler Company and General American Car Company manufactured hundreds of wood sheathed, insulated milk cars. Designed as bulk milk carriers, the cars were built around two 6,000 gallon glass lined tanks and a brine cooling system designed to keep the milk at a constant 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Riding on passenger car trucks, these unique cars were often painted Pullman green to match the passenger cars of the era. The special purpose Pfaudler Cars hauled bulk milk shipments well into the 1950’s.

Read More N RTR 40′ Pfaudler Milk Car, Abbotts #10

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The Mack ‘B’ was first produced in 1949 and remained in production until 1966 when it was replaced by the Model ‘R’. Both series of trucks enjoyed a long service life with many of the ‘R’ models still in service today. During their long lives both types of Mack trucks were converted for a number of tasks including two and three axle tractors, tow trucks and construction trucks.

Read More HO RTR Mack B Tow Truck, Flying A

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