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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.
Collector Pack #32
"STEAM to DIESEL" DELAWARE & HUDSON HOPPERS
#FT-3034/3035   D&H
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea.
Set #1: #9526 Red, 6468 Black • May 2013
Set #2: #9533 Red, 6477 Black • May 2013
Set #1

$42.00
Set #2

$42.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
Here is the  May 2013  offering, a pair of "Steam to Diesel" 33' hoppers for the Delaware & Hudson RR Line.  I had no idea just how storied and forever-present was the D&H until I started on the research.  I've had many requests to run this Line, and decided to do a collector pack including the older and newer liveries. Peruse this Delaware & Hudson duo featuring the older and newer liveries! It's a must for those who model the Northeastern USA, Great Lakes and Canada!  Each 2-pk. has one Red and one Black D&H hopper.  It's a 4-pk. (4 different reporting numbers) with a very limited run of units, so if it strikes your fancy...please order now! 
Collector Pack #34
Full Throttle Summer '13 ~ 15th ANNIVERSARY
#FT-3036   FT 15th ANNIVERSARY
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $42.00 retail ea. • $42.00
Set #1: #30001 Yellow, #30002 Blue • July 2013
Set #2: #30003 Red,   #30004 Green • July 2013
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
After being involved with Z Scale Railroading for a decade, in 1998, William Dean Wright, "Uncle Will," decided to become a Distributor for this enticing hobby.  Thus, Full Throttle was born.  Eventually, affiliations with PennZee, Freudenreich, and Father Nature led to many promotional, photographic and marketing pursuits.  Along the way it became necessary to create our own trucks and couplers, and "Will's Metal Wheels" were popularized! With friendships of Hay Bros. Garage and NZT, new products and body-styles are on the work bench, today.  Full Throttle is very grateful for all the support given by you, our patrons, and offers this nifty 15-Year "Anniversary" Twin-Hopper 4-pk. in celebration!  Thanks! Faithfully, Will
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-3042   Red Coal  
• 33' 2-Bay Offset-Side Hoppers
  $44.00 retail ea.
Set #1: Road #D&H 7457, #NYSW 10036 • March 2017
Set #2: Road #LNE 18220, #DLW 81078 • March 2017
Set #1

$44.00
Set #2

$44.00
• Hay Brothers detailed loads
• Full Throttle's Bowser Buckler Trucks
• Blackened Metal wheels
• Knuckle Couplers
You're all familiar with the Glen Alden Coal Company's method of staining their anthracite BLUE as it left the chutes of their Huber Breaker.  This was a remarkably successful marketing ploy, advertised on radio and in newspapers during the 1930's and 40's for their home-heating fuel.  Some years ago, Full Throttle produced a 'blue coal' hopper using the actual logos of the product.  Well, sales of 'blue coal' were so prosperous that other Coal Companies just had to get in on this "colored coal" craze.  For one, the Reading Coal Company (Phila. & Reading Coal & Iron Co.), not to be confused with the Reading Railroad, in order to capitalize on the "colored coal" fad, started to stain their anthracite, RED!  Yes, and their trademark stated, "When It's RED, It's READING!"  This merchandising strategy worked very well for the Southeastern Pennsylvania area, Reading/Allentown, Philadelphia, Central New Jersey and Delaware/Maryland, a local ready-made client base for home heating fuel, easily served by railroad!  Full Throttle has now brought a "red coal" hopper to the Z Scale hobby!  The fantastic loads were created by Hay Brothers!
Need specific load styles to suit your layout?     Hay Brothers produces many different and very realistic styles available separately.
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