General Steel Castings offered a 60-ton well car in its product line of
one piece cast steel car bodies in 1958. The buyer railroads
purchased the components and assembled the cars in their own
The body and detail parts are injection molded plastic, while
the well and underframe are diecast. Intricate and accurate detail
includes a free-standing vertical brakewheel. These cars ride at
the prototypically-correct height, with the well a mere ten scale inches
above the rails. The model rides on Atlas' Barber S-2
friction-bearing truck frames fitted with Fox Valley Models 28"
low-profile wheelsets, and features body-mounted Micro-Trains® #2001/2004 couplers.
this model over curved trackage of less than 10-inch radius is not
Also available are the following associated products:
• Atlas Model Railroad Company - Barber S-2A truck frames.
These products are not toys and are not recommended for children under 14 years of age.
#2100 - GSC 60-Ton Well Car