N Scale: Second Run of GLd Gondolas Announced

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Bluford Shops is proud to announce all-new tooling in N scale for USRA 30’6” 2-Bay Hoppers. More than 55,000 of these cars were built making them one of the most prolific freight car designs of the twentieth century. These ready-to-run cars will feature: diecast slope sheet-hopper bay-center sill assembly; injection molded plastic sides, ends, and hopper doors; fully molded brake tank, valve and air lines; body mounted brake hose detail; coal load; lever-style hand brake; body mounted magnetically operating knuckle couplers; close coupling; and Fox Valley Models metal wheels.

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PRR GLD Decals Released

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Mount Vernon Shops has released decals for the PRR class GLD Hopper. The GLd was the class assigned to the twin hoppers assigned to the PRR from the USRA. Although originally supposed to receive over 4,500 cars negotiations by the PRR resulted in onl...
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