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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.
33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
33' 2-Bay Hoppers Feature:
• Fine Printing
• Fine Injection Details
• Realistic Loads by Hay Brothers
• 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.
ZSM Special Run: PRR MoW
#FT-2028   PRR MoW
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #3: Road #PRR 494732, 494733 • March 2015
Set #4: Road #PRR 494734, 494735 • March 2015
Sold exclusively at Zscale Monster Trains
Any 2-Pack

$44.00
Set #1

$44.00
Set #2

$44.00
This is an exclusive PRR release sold only at zscalemonster.com. Build up your PRR Hopper fleet with this special run.
This a very special 33' open, rib-side, two-bay hopper for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Zscale Monster Trains commissioned this run to sell solely on zscalemonster.com; this is a PRR MoW Hopper painted in Pennsy's "Campcar Yellow!" It's patterned after a prototype found at one of Pennsylvania's Historical Railroad Museums. The models were produced by 'Full Throttle'; 'Hay Brothers Garage' created the fantastic sand and gravel loads for them. The printing is simple, done in black, but the yellow color makes the car a stunner! This is how Pennsy painted all their MoW workers.
Collector Pack #42
CSX Heritage
#FT-2029/2032   CSX Heritage
• 1 x 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hopper
• 1 x 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hopper
  $46.00 retail ea. • $46.00
Set #1: #ACL 80223, #SAL 36239 • July 2017
Set #1

$46.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Atlantic Coast Line (ACL) and Seaboard Air Line (SAL) were two great Southeastern USA Railroads. Long in competition, they joined forces in 1967 to form Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. Acquiring the Piedmont and Northern RR shortly after, headquarters were in both Richmond, VA and Jacksonville, FL. The ACL with double track lines contributed greatly to Florida's economic growth and population, while the SAL hauled produce and goods through the entire South. In 1983 the SCL became Seaboard System RR after a merger with the Louisville and Nashville RR and Clinchfield RR. For some years prior, the SCL and L&N had been under common ownership and the company's railroads were known as the Family Lines System which consisted of the L&N, SCL, Clinchfield and West Point Routes. During this time, the railroads adopted the same paint schemes but continued to operate as separate railroads. In 1980, Family Lines System and Chessie System combined, evolving as Seaboard System and in 1986 finally became CSX Transportation. Here's two hoppers from the CSX past that would be comfortable in a consist with a myriad of Eastern USA rolling stock!
Clinchfield - CC&O
#FT-2039   Clinchfield
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #CC&O  43972, 43977 • June 2014
Set #2: Road #CC&O  43973, 43978 • June 2014
Any 2-Pack

$42.00
Set #1 + Set #2

$84.00
Set #1

$42.00
Set #2

$42.00
Painted black with white data, they represent the early CC&O Liveries used by Clinchfield all during the Steam to Diesel Era of Railroading.
This month,  June '14 ,  a brand-new FT Collector 2-pk. of Open 33' Ribside Hoppers!  In every Scale, the venerable  CLINCHFIELD  Railroad is a favorite of modelers all over the USA!  And no wonder, as the trackage ran through some of the most scenic backgrounds of our country.  The mountains and foothills of the Appalachians down to our Southern Coast was home to the  CLINCHFIELD , a very State-of-the-Arts railroad for it's time, featuring heavy haulers and manicured rail routes!  Several years ago FT produced a run of 33' Offset  CLINCHFIELD  Hoppers for Ztrack Magazine subscribers and here is the perfect adjunct to that issue...the 33' Ribside version, ready to roll!  This livery would have been seen on the  CLINCHFIELD  from the 1920's until they rusted-out by the early 1960's.  They lugged coal loads through the entire Steam to Diesel Era of Railroading. 
WABASH
#FT-2042   WABASH
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #WAB 35032, #WAB 35037 • December 2013
Set #1

$42.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The WABASH RAILROAD, in story and song, was one of the most revered of U.S. Rail Lines.  Until almost the 21st Century it's name was in use! I know there are many Z Scale hobbyists from mid America, the Great Lakes Region and Canada who will be very pleased with this offering! 
ANN ARBOR RR
#FT-2043   ANN ARBOR
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #30562, #30569 • October 2013
Set #1

$42.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The ANN ARBOR RR was one of the most unique of American Rail Lines.  In efforts to by-pass Chicago and high taxes, yet still move Westward past Lake Michigan and also into Canada, the AA employed quite a few Ferry Routes across the Lake which ultimately became solely for freight.
PENNSYLVANIA "Coal Goes to War"
#FT-2046   PRR "Coal Goes to War"
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #PRR 220332, #220583 • July 2014
Set #2: Road #PRR 220415, #220726 • July 2014
Sold exclusively at Zscale Monster Trains
Any 2-Pack

$42.00
Set #1

$42.00
Set #2

$42.00
This is an exclusive PRR release sold only at zscalemonster.com. Build up your PRR Hopper fleet with this special run.
Stenciled with the "Coal Goes to War" motto during WW II and appeared on the tracks all through the "Steam to Diesel Era" of Railroading. All during it's long and famed history, "The Pennsy" set the standard for railroading in North America! PRR was so huge having merged with, or interests in, over 800 Railroad Companies that it's budget exceeded that of the United States Government! Hence, in support of America's efforts during WWII, PRR setenciled this Wartime sentiment on the sides of many freight cars. Never deleted, the railfans could observe the slogan well into the late 1900's.
Colorado & Southern
#FT-2050   C&S
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #18126, #18163 • September 2015
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Colorado and Southern Railway (C&S, CS) began as the consolidation of bankrupt railroads in 1898. It operated independently until 1908 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad bought control. Serving CO, WY and NM the CS had a brisk freight business ballooning in the 1970's due to Powder River coal! Though running in Standard Gauge, the CS had four Narrow Gauge branch lines, using engines from former merger companies, which ran until the 1940's when heavy WWII traffic took precedence. The C&S ran a separate Line into Texas due to local incorporation laws. Full Throttle presents a pair of C&S hoppers with Powder River coal loads designed by Hay Brothers. 
INTERSTATE
#FT-2051A/B   INTERSTATE
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #INT (A) 5629, #INT (B) 6307 • March 2016
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The INTERSTATE Railroad (INT), of southwest Virginia, extended from the Clinchfield RR and ran parallel to the N&W RR, L&N RR, and Southern RR at various points, but diversified, having many Lines and Spurs running into the mountains of the Kentucky border. The company still exists as a subsidiary of the Norfolk Southern Corporation, but is operated as an NS RR Line. A favorite of RR Hobbyists because of the magnificent mountainous scenery modeled, the NS has painted one of their "Predecessor" GE ES44AC engines, NS #8105, in the INTERSTATE diesel color scheme of orange, cream and gray, and it is known as the "Creamsicle!"  Full Throttle presents a pair of INTERSTATE twin hoppers, one still bearing WWII era sentiments, complete with Hay Bros. custom coal loads. 
Boston & Maine Railroad
#FT-2052A/B   B&M
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #B&M (A) 7022, #B&M (B) 7086 • January 2016
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Boston and Maine Railroad (B&M) offered freight and passenger service through most of New England and New York from 1836 through 1983. Though under control of J.P. Morgan's NYNH&H by 1910, anti-trust forces wrested it away and it reorganized in 1919. Decline of manufacturing in New England and the rise of trucking competition in the 1930's caused hard times for the B&M which filed for bankruptcy in 1970. Aggressive marketing and planning reversed this fate over the next ten years and in 1983 was purchased by  Guilford Transportation Industries which renamed as Pan Am Railways in 2006. A joint venture in 2009 with Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) formed the Pan American Southern (PAS) with service restored to the former B&M yard in Mechanicville, New York in 2012. Full Throttle brings you early and late liveries of B&M coalers with loads by Hay Brothers.
Chesapeake and Ohio
#FT-2053   C&O
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #C&O 63526, #63567 • July 2017
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O, CO) formed in 1869, later based in Cleveland, Ohio, tapped the coal reserves of West Virginia, established Newport News, VA with coal piers on the Atlantic, and forged a rail link to our Midwest, serving the USA States of IL, IN, KY, MI, NY, OH, PA, VA, WADC, WV, and WI with freight and passenger traffic. In 1962 the C&O became part of the CHESSIE SYSTEM along with the B&O and WM Railways. In the 1980s the CHESSIE combined with SCL and L&N, (Family Lines), to become a key portion of CSX Transportation, and adding a substantial portion of CONRAIL in 1999. Some of the most common cars to ride American railroad tracks during the 20th century, the steel paneled, rib-side, 2-bay hoppers, were instrumental to the growth of our nation. During the Industrial Age of the USA, coal was "King" and our appetite for "black diamonds" was sated by these pert little dumpsters. An improvement over "drop-bottom" gondolas, the true self-disposing, gravity-release hopper car became reality during the early 1900's, and fed the fires of our burgeoning economy until well after mid-century. No longer used for large commercial hauling, these mighty mites are all pervasive, found on every short-line anywhere there are rails, still lugging coal, gravel, ore, sand, glass, and a variety of bulk materials. An invaluable "workhorse" for our contemporary Railroads. Herein, a pair of these 2-bay hoppers, for Chesapeake and Ohio, complete with custom coal loads by Hay Bros.
Norfolk Southern
#FT-2054   NS
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #9236, #9285 • January 2016
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
When the NORFOLK SOUTHERN (NS) finalized the merger of the Norfolk Western and Southern Railways, two great Coaling Railroads, it was left with thousands of remaining 2-bay hopper cars!  Instead of scrapping them, these very valuable haulers were sent to the paint shop, and recycled as an effective utilitarian fleet. These coalers were useful for years to come. Eventually, NS was to amass over half of CONRAIL's assets, and with CSX controlling the rest, they have a duopoly over all East-West freight rail traffic east of the Mississippi River! In an effort to create an End-to-End Railway System for North America, three times since November of 2015, the Canadian Pacific Railway offered to buy all outstanding shares of NS stock for excess of US $26 Billion, but NS refused the proposals. Here is a pair of NS 2-bay, Z-Scale, repaint hopper models by Full Throttle with loads by Hay Brothers.
Southern
#FT-2055   SOUTHERN
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #SOU 112492, #112497 • June 2017
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
Aluminum first appeared in the Rail Industry as early as 1900. Because of it's light weight, corrosion resistance, and overall durability, by 1931, experiments with all-aluminum hoppers began. Obviously, the metal offered a higher payload capacity...more coal per car for the same gross weight. After WWII, the use of aluminum on Railroads blossomed. It was especially useful for hauling Western USA Low-Sulphur Coal over distances, significantly decreasing CO 2 emissions during transportation. Modern applications are found abundantly on open and closed, bottom-dumping hoppers and auto-carriers. New aluminum alloys and fabrication technologies have made advancements for light rail, inner-city commuters, metros, underground rail, express, high-speed and magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) trains! The Southern Railway (SOU) (1894-1982) was often on the cutting edge of change, earning the catch phrase, "Southern Gives a Green Light to Innovation." Southern and it's subsidiaries covered and serviced nearly the entire southern portion of the USA with freight and passenger traffic! In response to the creation of CSX in 1980, the Southern Railway merged with Norfolk and Western Railway to form the Norfolk Southern Railway in 1982, further consolidating railroads in the eastern half of the USA. Here's a pair of Southern aluminum coalers with loads created by Hay Bros.
Susquehanna and New York
#FT-2056   S&NY
• 33' 2-Bay Rib-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #S&NY 1425, #1432 • November 2017
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
A first and only run of Susquehanna and New York! Pennsy and Lehigh Valley people in particular will love this addition, and a great model for the Z Collectors!
Need specific load styles to suit your layout?     Hay Brothers produces many different and very realistic styles available separately.
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