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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 Offset-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.
Central of Georgia
#FT-3008   CoG
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #21809, 21826 • February 2008
Set #2: Road #21822, 21837 • February 2008
Any 2-Pack

$42.00
Set #1

$42.00
Set #2

$42.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
This month, February 2008, is offered a CoG 33' Open Offset-Side 2-Bay Hopper.  This is a very short run of a Southern regional USA coal car, much needed in our Z Scale hobby. I know these will be very popular with our Southern Z Scale Hobbyists and collectors, as well as many other modelers.
Collector Pack #20
Pittsburgh & West Virginia
#FT-3022/3023   P&WV
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: Road #382, 413 (black) • October 2010
Set #2: Road #386, 418 (black) • October 2010
Any 2-Pack

$42.00
Set #1

$42.00
Set #2

$42.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The  Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway  (PWV) operated in the Pittsburgh, PA and Wheeling, WV areas. It was originally built as a Pittsburgh extension of the Wabash Railroad, and earned autonomy in 1908. In 1931 it became part of the "Alphabet Route," an independent consortium of Rail Lines conceived to link the Midwest USA (Chicago, St. Louis, and Great Lakes ports) to the Northeast USA (Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston), in order to compete with the larger Railroads (Erie, Pennsy, and New York Central) that had already established direct routes. The name "Alphabet Route" referred to the "alphabet soup" of initials used by members for their respective Rail Lines i.e.: Nickel Plate (NYC&StL), W&LE, P&WV, WM, RDG, CNJ, L&HR, and NYNH&H. Norfolk & Western Railway leased many of the Lines involved with the Alphabet Route in '64, and the P&WV was leased to the new spinoff Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway in 1990, just months before the N&W was merged into the Norfolk Southern Railway. The W&LE has trackage through Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania and leased CSX trackage after the Conrail splitup. W&LE lines interchange with three major Class I Railroads, CN, CSX and NS. Most 40's burnt orange paint schemes of the P&WV were repainted black during repairs after the early 50's, but some remained intact and could be seen through the 60's.
Missouri Pacific Lines
#FT-3032   MOPAC
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #867823, #867832 • June 2012
Set #1

$44.00
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
This month,  June 2012,  a new FT  2-pk. of Open 33' Offset Twin Hoppers!  Many of the FT  faithful have requested this one!  It's  MOPAC , Missouri Pacific, a giant of our Railroad History.  The first Railroad West of the Mississippi!  Here's a wonderful Z Scale 2-pk. of work-a-day hoppers for our Mid-Western friends.  These hoppers would have been found all over the Central USA and with the merger of Western Pacific/Union Pacific would be seen out to the West Coast of the USA!  Here's a great addition for your hopper collections. 
Pennsylvania~Reading Seashore Lines • PRSL
#FT-3037-S   PRSL
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hopper
  $25.00 retail ea. • $25.00
Single: Road #17908 • December 2020
Sold exclusively at Zscale Monster Trains
This is an exclusive supplement release available only at zscalemonster.com
Single
$25.00
Road #17908 This is an exclusive PRSL release sold only at zscalemonster.com. Build up your PRSL Hopper fleet with this special run.
During the 30's and 40's, the PRSL had a formidable fleet of Baldwin Steamers at it's disposal, and later in it's diesel hayday, a bevy of doodlebugs and RDCs for passenger traffic plus a swell collection of matching EMD GP-38s for both passenger and freight work. Passenger cars were usually supplied by the PRR, and could be seen on schedule heading, "down the shore!" A Steam to Diesel Era hopper fleet, for PENNSYLVANIA~READING SEASHORE LINES. Responsible, year around, for hauling goods through Southern New Jersey to a rural population and during the summer, to throngs of beach-going communities, the PRSL, with it's up-to-date equipment, and dependable trackage, was reliable and an enjoyable ride for many.  
• Realistic Loads by Hay Brothers
• Fine Printing and Injection Details
• Blackened Metal Wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
• FT's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Manufactured by Bowser Mfg.
Baltimore & Ohio
#FT-3038   B&O   2-Pack
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #B&O 638357, #B&O 638562 • April 2016
Set #1

$44.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) is one of the oldest RRs in the USA, created because the city of Baltimore, MD wanted to compete with the Erie Canal! It's dates of operation were from 1828-1987 and it served New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Chicago, St. Louis, MO, and points in between. It's motto, "Linking 13 Great States with the Nation" was appropriate for a railroad that first carried Eastern goods and passengers into our West. Many railroading innovations were accomplished by the B&O including managerial methods which became standard practice in modern business. The B&O absorbed innumerable Lines into it's fold during the 20th Century but in 1963 the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway took financial control of the B&O and it's interests in the Western Maryland Railway. All operating separately, the three railroads were brought together as the Chessie System in 1973. The WM and B&O merged in 1976. The Seaboard Coast Line (Seaboard System), which included the L&N, Clinchfield, and Georgia railroads, combined with the Chessie System in 1980 to form the CSX Corporation which officially became CSX Transportation in 1986. Here's two common B&O hoppers that carried Appalachian coal throughout the middle American states.
Chicago and Eastern Illinois
#FT-3039   C&EI
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #C&EI 97602, #97623 • July 2016
Set #2: Road #C&EI 97668, #97687 • July 2016
Any 2-Pack

$44.00
Set #1

$44.00
Set #2

$44.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI) linked Chicago to Southern Illinois, St. Louis, and Evansville. Founded in 1877, it grew aggressively and stayed strong throughout the Great Depression and two World Wars. After WWII, great effort was made to create a modern system to serve Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri Pacific RR began buying C&EI shares in the early 1960s and gained control in 1967, with a requirement that part of the C&EI went to the Louisville and Nashville RR!  In 1976, MOPAC finally merged with C&EI and it's Western Routes are now part of the Union Pacific RR, while it's Eastern Routes are part of CSX. Full Throttle presents a pair of quite contemporary C&EI post-war coalers with loads created by Hay Brothers.
Reading
#FT-3040   Reading   2-Pack
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #RDG 63538, #RDG 63575 • September 2015
Set #1

$44.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
One of the first Railroads constructed in the USA, The Reading (RDG) served southeast PA, DE, MD, and NJ. Primarily hauling anthracite coal from PA's "Coal Region", it remained one of our most prosperous National corporations, until forced into bankruptcy in the 1970's due to reduced coal use for home heating and the rise of trucking competition. Reading Railroad was merged into Conrail in 1976. You'll note the "SPEED" lettering, but the car doesn't wear the later red and black "diamond" logo.  This car appeared everywhere in the Central Eastern USA, for many, many years!  Hauling PA's Anthracite Coal was her main task and this home heating source kept her very busy, indeed.
New York, Susquehanna & Western Railway (NYSW) (a.k.a. Susie-Q or Susquehanna)
#FT-3041   Susquehanna   2-Pack
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea. • $44.00
Set #1: Road #NYSW 5261, #5605 • December 2016
Set #1

$44.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
The New York, Susquehanna & Western Railway (NYSW) (a.k.a. Susie-Q or Susquehanna) is a Class II American freight railway operating over 500 miles of track in the Northeastern states of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It was formed in 1881 from the merger of several smaller railroads. Passenger service in Northern New Jersey was offered until 1966. Always an anthracite hauler, the railroad was purchased by the Delaware Otsego Corporation in 1980, and became a regional player in the intermodal freight transport business.  Here's a pair of 33' repainted Offset-Side hoppers with coal loads by Hay Brothers.
Red Coal
#FT-3043   Red Coal
• Full Throttle 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $88.00 retail ea. • $84.00
Set #1: Road #PRR 220121, CRP 10103 • November 2019
Set #2: Road #RDG 82007,   LV 13201   • November 2019
Sold exclusively at Zscale Monster Trains
4-Pack

$84.00
This is an exclusive Red Coal release sold only at zscalemonster.com. Build up your Hopper fleet with this special run.
The Philadelphia and Reading Coal & Iron Co., in an effort to compete with the Glen Alden Coal Company's very successful 'blue coal' started to spray anthracite coal, RED! Not to be confused with the Reading Railroad, the P&RC&I Co. used the slogan, "When it's RED it's Reading!" During the 1930's and 40's this marketing ploy promoted household heating coal effectively and before the competition was over, there appeared a "silver," "gold," and even "pink" coal! Here's a fantasy car, produced by Full Throttle, exclusively for Zscale Monster Trains, marked with reporting numbers of Railroads from the region and loads created by Hay Brothers.
• Realistic Loads by Hay Brothers
• Fine Printing and Injection Details
• Blackened Metal Wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
• FT's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Manufactured by Bowser Mfg.
CSX
#FT-3044   CSX  
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $46.00 retail ea. • $46.00
Set #1: Road #CSXT 630543, CSXT 630576 • April 2021
Set #2: Road #CSXT 630562, CSXT 630589 • April 2021
Any 2-Pack

$46.00
Set #1

$46.00
Set #2

$46.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
CSX inherited scads of Twin Hoppers from all it's mergers and acquisitions, scrapping the ratty ones and repainting the worthy carcasses, re-servicing them for the myriad valuable jobs along it's vast trackage! These models are perfect for small business spurs, or MoW work, as well as workhorses for short lines in almost all the States from North to South in the Eastern USA! I've equipped them with sand and gravel loads.
CSX Transportation, one of our four primary National rail lines, serves 23 States in the Eastern USA and the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Quebec with over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi R., the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. It's slogan is "How Tomorrow Moves," and it's name comes from the merger of the "C" Chessie and "S" Seaboard Rail Systems, with the "X" connoting "Consolidated." Both Chessie and Seaboard Systems had been comprised of mergers and acquisitions of all the major eastern USA rail lines, too numerous to mention! Not until 1987 did CSX have it's own identity and purchasing and painting of equipment could begin. In 1998, permission was granted to split-up the assets of CONRAIL (a government-owned corporation formed from the ailing NYC and PRR railroads) between CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads. Here offered, is a pair of always useful 2-bay hoppers, refurbished and repainted for CSX from the myriads inherited throughout it's long history.
Need specific load styles to suit your layout?     Hay Brothers produces many different and very realistic styles available separately.
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