Eastern Seaboard Models
fine scale reproductions of North American eastern railroad prototypes
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Waldwick, New Jersey  07463-0301  U.S.A.
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Made in America Series
Item 6003
41' Nine-Panel Low-Side Gondola Kit
Atlantic Coast Line / Maine Central

Both the Atlantic Coast Line and the Maine Central had 41' nine-panel low-side gondolas built in the 1920s and 1930s.  The cars were used for small-volume loads of coal, gravel, sand and fabricated steel parts that could be loaded manually due to the low height of the sides.  They also were used to transport large irregular object such as rocks.  Eventually, after forty-plus years of revenue service, many of the cars were moved into maintenance-of-way duty.  Some of the ACL cars survived into Seaboard Coast Line.

This limited-run kit contains rapid prototype resin body parts with both flat and stamped ends; etched brass faux steel and wood floor tops, brakebox, brake step, and grab irons; steel weight; Atlas Barber S-2 friction-bearing trucks with metal wheelsets; Micro-Trains® vertical and Miner brakewheels in black and Pine green, stirrups in black and Pine green, diecast fishbelly centersill, and #1015 couplers; and Microscale decals with assorted railroads and schemes.

Click here for the assembly guide and suggested decoration schemes.  Made in United States. 

 ESM#   Reporting Marks   Era   Release Date   List Price   Current Status   
 600300  Camera   undecorated   1930-1990   Sep 2017   $40.00   Only 2 available  Add to Cart

These products are not toys and are not recommended for children under 14 years of age.

Made in America Series
#6003 - ACL/MEC 41' 9-Panel Low-Side Gondola Kit