42' Coil Steel Car - US Steel (20002565)HO Scale Plastic Model Kit
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The increased volume of coiled steel transportation gave rise to a new purpose-built freight car. Previously rolls of coiled-steel had generally traveled in specially equipped gondola cars. In the 1960s a lighter type of car emerged specifically for hauling coils of steel in an integral trough. The car type gained popularity and eventually over 17,000 cars were built. Atlas' model replicates a 42' design with a distinctive fishbelly side sill.
- Fully Assembled Model
- Cut Levers
- Inside Floor Detail
- Prototypical Lettering and Painting
- Removable Hood
- See Through Walks