Re: heavy duty trucks on B&LE hoppers

Kenneth Montero

Roundhouse (Model Die Casting) made such a truck (outside brake hanger) as a part for a kit of B&LE hoppers. The trucks were part no. 2919, "Roller Bearing (heavy duty)". Source: Walthers 1984 HO scale catalog, page 144. I don't know if the roller bearing feature can be cut off and a solid bearing feature can be added.
Ken Montero

On 02/18/2021 5:30 PM Allan Smith <smithal9@...> wrote:
They look very muck like the trucks under the Helium Tank Cars. Just Google Helium Tank Cars and search Tony Thompsons articles and the articles under Amarillo Rail Museum. These trucks are under the MDC Heavy Duty Ore Cars, but with roller bearings.
Al Smith
Sonora CA
On Thursday, February 18, 2021, 12:10:53 PM PST, Bud Rindfleisch <blackdiamondrr@...> wrote:
    Am looking for info and/or drawings for these outside brake hanger trucks as used on the B&LE hoppers. Any help is appreciated.Want to get them 3D printed.
      Bud Rindfleisch

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