With more than 55,000 of these cars built, the USRA 30’6” 2-Bay Hoppers were one of the most prolific freight car designs of the twentieth century.
The Bluford Shops ready-to-run model features: diecast slope sheet-hopper bay-center sill assembly; injection molded plastic sides, ends, and hopper doors; fully molded brake tank, valve and air lines; body mounted brake hose detail; coal load; lever-style hand brake; body mounted magnetically operating knuckle couplers; close coupling; and Fox Valley Models metal wheels.
BLW has commissioned Bluford Shops to make a limited run of this early New Haven black paint scheme. The cars will be in stock by approximately 6/21/16 and be available EXCLUSIVELY from Brooklyn Locomotive Works.
There are a total of 3 unique road #'s available in this limited run series.