HO RTR 30' NACC 8,000-Gal Tank, GATX #5772

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Three road numbers
  • Separate manway and vent
  • Photo-etched metal platforms
  • Wireform end and platform railings
  • Separately applied ladders with bracing
  • Separately applied brake gear including air reservoir and brake wheel
  • Full underside detail including outlet
  • Fully assembled
  • Perfect for small home layouts
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Weighted for trouble-free operation
  • Ready-To-Roll 100-ton roller bearing or Bettendorf trucks per prototype
  • Minimum radius: 18°
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body-mounted McHenry¨ operating AAR upper and lower shelf scale knuckle couplers

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

T he North American Car Corporation designed and built these unique 8000 gallon 'Beer Can' tank cars specifically for transporting smaller batches of various liquid commodities. Some customers couldnÕt handle or didn't need large shipments of the product. Several leasing companies rostered this car. These short, eye-catching models, were seen all through out the 1970's-1990's in assigned service.

Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No