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4882: Gondolas

Prototype Information

There have been hundreds of gondola car designs, yet curiously the 42-foot all-steel flat-bottom type wasn't as prevalent as others, so it was a bit of a challenge to find the prototype for Roco's model. It would be even harder to determine which railroads used them, so I leave that up to more ambitious modelers. These models are still being released today from other manufacturers, such as Atlas.

Model Information

  • 4882 Erie
  • 4882/210 Union Pacific
  • 4882/230 Pennsylvania
  • 4882/240 Baltimore & Ohio
  • 4882/270 Burlington Route
  • 4882/280 Southern Pacific
  • 4882/330 Southern

Packaging

Cardboard box labels:

Plastic box inserts:

See Also...

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