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Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and we must now note that these ARE NOT TOYS, AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF 14. These products are Model Railroad Equipment and Accessories intended for use by adults.
51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers Feature:
• Fine Printing
• Fine Injection Details
• Etched Brass Roof Walkway
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
• Sold & Packaged as 2-Packs
• Crystal Clear Plastic, Stackable Cases
• Manufactured with great details by Bowser Mfg.
Undecorated
#FT-1000   Undecorated   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $35.00 retail ea. • $35.00
Set #1: Road #N/A • December 2006
2-Pack

$35.00
Trucks/Couplers sold separately!
• FT Roller Bearing Trucks/Couplers
• MTL Roller Bearing Trucks/Couplers
Many of my customers have been asking for undecorated Cylindrical Hoppers.  Apparently there are some painters and bashers who would like to try their hand at customizing some of these nifty covered cars.  Well, I've got some UNDECORATED 2-pks. here and I want them to be available only through Full Throttle Dealers!  They will come in the usual plastic box with liners and foam inserts, assembled, with the catwalks glued to the roofs and the new heavier weights glued inside of the body.  There will be a simple set of instructions right in the box which describes how to take the cars apart into their four basic sections.  They will not come with the Roller Bearing truck/couplers.
Collector Pack #30
NYC-PRR-PC-CONRAIL Repaints
#FT-1023/1024   NYC-PRR-PC-CR   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: #PC 884358, CR 885235 • October 2012
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
Here is a really nifty Covered ACF Center-Flow 51' Cylindrical Hopper Collector 2-pk. for the Z Scale modeler!  It's a Repaint duo, representing all the ACF Cylindrical hoppers that CONRAIL inherited from the NYC/PRR merger and thus from Penn Central!  The bodies are PC Green and CONRAIL Red with their familiar white logos.  The small data appears in white, immaculate, tiny and clean.  
Collector Pack #35
Conrail Heritage ~ Penn Central / Erie Lackawanna
#FT-1023/1030   PC / EL   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: #PC 884337, EL 20010 • November 2013
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
Covered ACF Center-Flow 51' Cylindrical Hoppers inherited from the Penn Central / Erie Lackawanna merger! 
FT released single 2-pks of both models in the past and this current dual 2-pk has all new unique Road Numbers.
Collector Pack #16
International Minerals & Chemical Corporation
#FT-1027/1028   IMC   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #3: #NAHX 51308, GCCX 112368 • October 2015
Set #3

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
After WWII, USA Railroads were increasingly called upon to haul new and unique "modern" products over long distances. American Car and Foundry (ACF) designed a tank-type Cylindrical "Center Flow" covered hopper car. Here was a "Freight Car for the Future," ready to transport sugar, cement, sand, salt, fertilizers, many types of grains, coke, starch, feeds, chemicals and plastics! Founded in 1909 and headquartered in IL, IMC Global was a mining and production company, which in 2004 merged with Cargill, Inc.'s crop nutrition division to form The Mosaic Co., devoted to crop nutrition. Here's an earlier and later IMC Cylindrical Hopper livery from Full Throttle.
Wayne Feeds
#FT-1022b   Wayne Feeds   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #3: Road #SHPX 62242, #62247 • October 2016
Set #3

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
Dale Wilmore McMillen (1880 –1971) was a leading proponent of the use of feed supplements in animal husbandry. He He bought a small elevator in Fort Wayne, Indiana and founded Wayne Feeds and Central Soya to produce a concentrate of the protein, vitamins and minerals that were lacking in regular feed. They merged with American Milling Co. in 1929 to form Allied Mills. Due to many early mergers of RR Co.s, ACF Industries is represented in most States of the Northern US, east of the Mississippi River.
After WWII, USA Railroads were increasingly called upon to haul new and unique "modern" products over long distances. American Car and Foundry (ACF) designed a tank-type "Center Flow" covered hopper car. Here was a "Freight Car for the Future," ready to transport sugar, cement, sand, salt, fertilizers, many types of grains, coke, starch, feeds, chemicals and plastics!  SHPX is a reporting mark for the leasing division of ACF Industries.
Agway
#FT-1029   Agway   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #NAHX 51917, #51939 • May 2009
Set #2: Road #NAHX 51921, #51944 • August 2014
Set #1

$54.00
Set #2

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
AGWAY was a Northeastern concern that spread down the East Coast of the USA on one front and Westward to the Great Lakes Region on the other.
Southern Pacific
#FT-1039   SOPAC   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #BLCX 1037, #BLCX 1049 • May 2016
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) was founded in 1865, later acquiring the Central Pacific RR by lease. The SP, a major USA Railroad by 1900, incorporated many small Southern, Western and even Mexican Lines. By 1929 the SP/T&NO was huge, not including it's Cotton Belt Line, whose purchase of the Golden State Route in 1980 doubled it's size! In 1988 the SP was absorbed by Denver and Rio Grande but kept it's name, serving AZ, AR, CA, CO, IL, KS, LA, MO, NV, NM, OK, OR, TN,TX and UT! In 1996 the SP became part of the Union Pacific Railroad. Full Throttle presents a pair of ACF Cylindrical Covered Hoppers, leased by the SP.
TOLEDO, PEORIA and WESTERN
#FT-1043   TPW   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #TPW 17205, #TPW 17208 • August 2013
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
TP&W, a Rail Line still in operation! The TP&W is well-known throughout the Midwest, especially in Indiana and Illinois and around the Great Lakes region.  
USI PETROTHENE
#FT-1044   PETROTHENE   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #SHPX  60416, #SHPX  60417 • July 2014
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
This release, July '14, is modeled directly from an ACF prototype manufactured in the early 1960's for U.S. Industrial Chemical Company!
COTTON BELT
#FT-1045   Cotton Belt   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #SSW 79032, #79039 • January 2014
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
COTTON BELT ran, in essence, SP's most Eastern USA rail routes; their Diesels were painted in SP colors! The "modern" Aluminum cars were used by many Rail Lines after the 1960's.
MISSOURI-KANSAS-TEXAS
#FT-1046   MKT   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #BKTY 1010, #BKTY 1018 • September 2013
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The bodies are green in color as are the roofwalks, hatches, and brakewheels. The data is in yellow, immaculate, tiny and clean, and the M-K-T "Bold Caps" logo appears on the sides of one of the hoppers!
Southern States
#FT-1050   Southern States   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #SHPX 1355, #SHPX 1358 • February 2015
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
"I didn't realize how much  SOUTHERN STATES  had grown since I left Maryland, where the Company was very well known and supported.  Regionally, it was renowned for developing crop seeds that were tolerant of the weather conditions around the Chesapeake Bay environs and the South. But I see that they have acquired both AGWAY and GOLD KIST, and now serve the entire Eastern Coastal States of the USA from Maine down through to Florida with Farming Products and customized seeds!" -Will
The bodies represent steel, painted to a slight sheen in a colorful livery.
AJAX Cleanser
#FT-1053   AJAX   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #ACFX 20101, #ACFX 20108 • August 2016
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
This month's offering is yet another paying homage to the old TYCO "brown box" line of freight cars, which brought FUN into model railroading!
Due to many early mergers of RR Co.s, ACF Industries is represented in most States of the Northern US, east of the Mississippi River. They are responsible for many innovative Freight and Passenger cars used in modern railroading. After WWII, USA Railroads were increasingly called upon to haul new and unique “modern” products over long distances. In response, American Car and Foundry (ACF) designed a tank-type covered hopper car. The cylindrical shape allowed a better weight/volume ratio, plus the elimination of interior ledges, combined with hatches and outlets placed along a center-line, led to ACF's trademark "Center Flow" hoppers! Through the 1960's the “cylindricals” became omnipresent on our Nation’s RR tracks, with many styles of hatches and outlets devised according to needs. Because the cars were compartmented, various loads could be carried in a single unit and some construction with aluminum reduced weight further. Here was a "Freight Car for the Future," ready to transport sugar, cement, sand, salt, fertilizers, many types of grains, coke, starch, feeds, chemicals and plastics!
Burlington Northern
#FT-1057   BN   2-Pack
• 51' ACF Cylindrical Hoppers
  $54.00 retail ea. • $54.00
Set #1: Road #BN 445053, #BN 445064 • June 2016
Set #1

$54.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Burlington Northern Railroad was formed in 1970 from the merger of four large railroads. The Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Spokane, Portland and Seattle, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy. It serviced the Central US, most of the Midwestern States, and the Pacific Northwest. It purchased the ATSF in 1996 to become BNSF,Burlington Northern Santa Fe, one of the four major railroads in the USA! BN's updates included examples of Aluminum ACF "Center-Flow" Cylindrical Hoppers.
Need specific load styles to suit your layout?     Hay Brothers produces many different and very realistic styles available separately.
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