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Tangent Scale Models 11052-01 HO 60' GSC Flatcar w/ Bulkheads Great Northern GN #160013 Big Sky Blue White Lettering 1969 V2 Rebuild Scheme NIB RTR
Tangent Scale Models 11052-01 HO 60' GSC Flatcar w/ Bulkheads Great Northern GN #160013 Big Sky Blue White Lettering 1969 V2 Rebuild Scheme NIB RTR
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Tangent Scale Models 11052-01 HO 60' GSC Flatcar w/ Bulkheads Great Northern GN #160013 Big Sky Blue White Lettering 1969 V2 Rebuild Scheme NIB RTR
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  • Tangent Scale Models 11052-01 HO 60' GSC Flatcar w/ Bulkheads Great Northern GN #160013 Big Sky Blue White Lettering 1969 V2 Rebuild Scheme NIB RTR

    General Steel Castings introduced their 60 ft bulkhead flatcar in 1956. A car of tremendous versatility, these served nationwide in service on many railroads. The sturdy cast steel frame construction of these cars allowed them to be used in a multitude of services including lumber, wallboard, poles, and heavy equipment services and many others. GSC, located in Granite City IL, supplied either complete cars or cast steel flatcar bodies to various railroads. Railroads that elected to purchase only the bodies would then equip the cars with components preferred for projected service.

    Great Northern (GN) “1969 Rebuild” is a Big Sky Blue standout. This classic paint scheme is back by popular demand, this time with a variation of the lettering layout. This version has ever-so-slightly different placement of the white delineators, GREAT NORTHERN and other lettering — all based on prototype photos, of course. Have some variety in your fleet! Check out that inside-bulkhead white stripe and raised-plate ACI label.

    -Dimensional accuracy – scaled exactly from General Steel Casting carbody plans
    -Highly detailed bulkhead ends
    -Highly accurate “true to life” colors
    -Exact fonts and lettering placement
    -Detail variations: Decking assembly variations, appropriate for each paint scheme
    -Detail variations: Oval or no-oval cutouts, appropriate for each paint scheme
    -Detail variations: End of car cushioning devices or standard draft gear, appropriate for each paint scheme
    -Detail variations: Roller or plain bearing truck variations, appropriate for each paint scheme
    -Painted or “gray” decks appropriate for each paint scheme
    -Wire grab irons and coupler lift bars
    -Air hoses
    -Weighted to NMRA specs for smooth operation – 5 ounces
    -Kadee scale metal couplers
    -Tangent free-rolling metal wheels

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