Re: Bulk Cement Shipments - Models


Benjamin Hom
 

Jeff Aley wrote:
"I think you can also get away with 2-bay PS-2 hoppers, which were brand-new in your timeframe.  You’ll have to check specific roadnames to ensure they had them in 1955.  Models are made by Kadee and MDC (I suppose Athearn has them now (?)) ."

Athearn does indeed have them, with minor retooling that improved the running board and hopper discharge gates.  Here's an example:
http://www.athearn.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=RND96149

Don't confuse this model with the 2600 cu ft 2-bay PS-2, which is all-new tooling by Athearn.


Ben Hom

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