Resin Car Works has added a couple of new hopper Mini-Kits. These can be used to upgrade an HO scale Atlas offset-side hopper for Frisco and NC&StL prototype cars. These followed the 50-ton AAR standard design and were built by Pullman-Standard.
These Mini-Kits include a decal set and a resin detail parts sheet. Modelers must provide their own HO scale hoppers to modify. The Frisco and NC&StL combos join similar packages for C&EI and MP hoppers. Visit the Kits page on the Resin Car Works website for more information.
Resin Car Works also has a second version of the New York Central offset side hopper Mini-Kit. NYC HM-2 will include a decal set covering the original lettering for NYC, CCC&StL, and Peoria & Eastern hoppers.
Many of these early offset side hoppers would keep their original lettering into the 1930s. Visit the Kits page on the Resin Car Works website (LINK: http://resincarworks.com/kits.htm ) for more information.
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