Re: ACCURAIL separate ladders & grabs
Perhaps the source of this confusion was the first runs of the Atlas hopper. I
heard that Atlas sent some published plans (Mainline Modeler?) to China, where
the car duplicated the error of the extra post printed on the plans across the
stapled page. I believe that Atlas corrected this error on later runs.
Remember, the Tichy USRA twin hopper is almost 18" too long.Not so. See this photo comparing the two bodies: