40' Airslide Covered Hopper - New York Central (50001448)N Scale Hopper Plastic Model Kit
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The New York Central 40' airslide hopper already assembled is based on the ones built in 1959.
The airslide covered hopper was introduced by General American Transportation Corporation (GATX) in 1953. Approx. 5000 of the 2600 cu. ft. cars were built between that year and 1969.
The airslide is primarily designed for the bulk shipment of dry, granular or powdered commodities. The design of that car is such that it can be loaded and unloaded quickly and with little spillage through the use of air pressure.
The most common commodities carried include flour, sugar and starch.
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