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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.
50' Gondola w/ Fishbelly Sides
Prototypical Features:
• Accurate printing and paint schemes you have
    come to expect from Micro-Trains®
• Cast Zinc underframe for detail and durability
• Fine Details
• Truck Mounted Couplers
• Magne-Matic Knuckle Couplers
• Detailed brake wheel applied separately
• Nicely Weighted
• Jewel Case
Undecorated
#MTL-522 00 000   Undecorated
  • Actual color may vary from photo
  $13.90 retail ea. • $11.12
#522 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Pennsylvania
#MTL-522 00 010   Pennsylvania
  • Released December 2012
  $23.35 retail ea. • $18.68
#522 00 010

#PRR 342615
Includes Load
This 50’ gondola with fishbelly sides was built at PRR’s shops in 1940. It wears the pre-1953 iron oxide paint scheme with circle keystone herald in white and white stenciling on the sides and ends. The 1,870 cu ft, 140,000 lb capacity gondola is equipped with Bettendorf trucks and was used in general service.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
#MTL-522 00 161   CB&Q
  • Released April 2008
  $23.50 retail ea. • $18.80
#522 00 161

#TBD
#522 00 162

#TBD
Includes:
  • Load
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
CSX
#MTL-522 00 191   CSX
  • Released April 2009
  $25.40 retail ea.
#522 00 191

#CSXT 497105
#522 00 192

#CSXT 497107
These 50' gondolas with fishbelly sides are painted blue with yellow logos and lettering and yellow and red "Ease Up" warnings. They were built in August 1966, serviced in September 1987, and run on Roller Bearing trucks. These gondolas are specialty open top cars with fixed sides, fixed ends and solid bottom. They’re equipped with steel cushion underframe and fabricated steel girders for "Coil Steel Only."
Delaware & Hudson
#MTL-522 00 220   D&H
  • Released December 2012
  $23.35 retail ea. • $18.68
#522 00 220

#D&H 13886
Painted red and riding on Bettendorf trucks, this 50’ gondola with fishbelly sides and drop ends was built by Pullman Standard in September 1951. It wears the billboard scheme that was applied on August 1974. D&H 13886 is part of series 13700 - 13899.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-522 00 231   AT&SF
  • Released December 2012
  $23.95 retail ea. • $19.16
#522 00 231

#75043
#522 00 232

#75046
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are painted mineral brown with white lettering. They run on brown roller bearing trucks. ATSF 75043 & 75046 were built in January 1954 and were last serviced in April of 1974, at the Topeka, Kansas shop. The Atchison & Topeka Railroad was chartered in 1859 to join the cities of Atchison and Topeka then planned to continue southwest toward Santa Fe. “Santa Fe” was added to the corporate name in 1863.
Chicago & Northwestern
#MTL-522 00 251   C&NW
  • Released January 2015
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#522 00 251

#CNW 89002
#522 00 252

#CNW 89005
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are painted green with white and yellow lettering. Built by Thrall Car Manufacturing in November and December 1966 as part of series 89000-89011; runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks.
Rock Island
#MTL-522 00 261   Rock Island
  • Released March 2015
  $26.90 retail ea. • $21.52
#522 00 261

#ROCK 502407
#522 00 262

#ROCK 502414
Includes Rock Load
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides are black with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Originally built by Pullman Standard in 1957 as part of series 502400 - 502499 these cars are an example of a refurbished gondola painted in “THE ROCK” scheme. The drop ends enabled the cars to carry long loads, increasing their untility.
Reading
#MTL-522 00 271   Reading
  • Released October 2015
  $26.40 retail ea. • $21.12
#522 00 271

#RDG 33266
#522 00 272

#RDG 33287
Includes Steel Plate Load
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are green with yellow lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1952 by Bethlehem Steel as part of series 33000-33999, these cars were reshopped to have their drop ends made fixed. Includes laser cut steel plate load. Load comes unassembled, but decorated.
Burlington Northern
#MTL-522 00 281   Burlington Northern
  • Released January 2016
  $26.40 retail ea. • $21.12
#522 00 281

#BN 558131
#522 00 282

#BN 558185
Includes Gravel Load
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are green with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1955 as part of series 558000-588249 they were designed to haul just about any loose commodity during the 1950’s which was a cost-effective revenue generator for the railroad.
Union Pacific
#MTL-522 00 291   Union Pacific
  • Released November 2016
  $23.90 retail ea. • $19.12
#522 00 291

#UP 30254
#522 00 292

#UP 30296
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are synthetic red with yellow lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1957, as part of series 30000-30699, these cars filled the need for specialized gondolas. Eventually, these cars were rebuilt and reduced to 68-ton capacity due to added adjustable bulkheads and car covers to better protect the loads they carried.
Great Northern
#MTL-522 00 461   Great Northern
  • Released March 2013
  $25.75 retail ea. • $20.60
#522 00 461

#GN 72820
#522 00 462

#GN 72845
Includes Load
These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends were built in August 1957 by Pullman Standard. They were painted red with white lettering and black and white herald. They are part of a 200 car fleet. They were the first ones purchased by the GN to haul fabricated steel components. Gondolas were ideal for this purpose due to their low center of gravity and ease of loading and unloading. They are equipped with roller bearing trucks.
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