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MTH 30-73536 Christmas Smoking Tank Car O Gauge RailKing

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$79.95
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30-73536
UPC:
658081410319
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MTH 30-73536 Christmas O Gauge RailKing Smoking Tank Car. Features include Intricately Detailed, Durable ABS Body, Metal Wheels and Axles, Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks, Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers, Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body, Decorative Brake Wheels, Separate Metal Handrails, Fast-Angle Wheel Sets, Needle-Point Axles, Operating Smoke. Unit Measures: 10 3/8" x 2 3/8" 3 13/16" and operates On O-27 Curves. The tank car was relatively uncommon until the 1870s, when the nascent petroleum industry ordered large quantities of metal tanks carried on wooden car bodies. By the early 1900s, a standard design had evolved that lasted throughout the steam and early diesel eras: an 8,000-11,000 gallon metal tank perched on a metal flatcar-like underframe. The one big change during that time was the transition from riveted to welded construction, beginning in the late 1930s. Car builders introduced X-ray inspection of welds to ensure safety, as well as giant annealing ovens that could heat-treat assembled tanks to relieve joint stress. Welded tanks were stronger, less susceptible to rust and corrosion, and less likely to rupture in the event of a wreck. Our model represents a typical all-welded, insulated tank car built in the late 1940s or 1950s. A layer of insulation protected cargos that were sensitive to temperature extremes, and some such cars also had heating coils under their outer layer. Our model also features a safety platform around the dome - insulation and safety platforms being features commonly found on cars used in the chemical industry. Featuring 1:48 scale dimensions, a detailed tank body, die cast underframe, metal handrails, and safety platform with see-through grating, this RailKing model also mixes well with scale-dimensioned Premier freight cars. High quality, traditionally sized RailKing Freight Cars provide detailed bodies and colorful paint schemes for the O Gauge railroader. MTH makes an enormous variety of RailKing Freight Cars, including many different car types and roadnames. No matter what era or part of the country you are modeling, RailKing is sure to have something for you. This fully assembled car features an operating smoke inside the tank that wafts out the tank filler cap. Operates on any track with any transformer. Includes an on/off switch.

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