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Model Information: The first N-Scale release in the True Line Gold Series is based on the popular HO scale 50' Newsprint car. These cars are typical to the Gold Series products where they include hand applied detail parts including underbody details, Atlas trucks, metal door rods and separately molded ladders. These detailed and accurately decorated cars are prototypically Canadian and will be are at home on any layout.
- Micro-Trains(R) Line trucks and couplers
- Trucks are screw mounted
- Metal door braces
- Hand applied parts
- Prototypically correct
- Limited Run
- Gold Series Quality and packaging
- Unique and prototypically Canadian
- Canadian Roads and New Road #'s
A total of 3,592 cars were manufactured between 1967 and 1971 for six railroads. The vast majority of these cars remain in revenue service in 2008.
The cars have an inside height of 11' 0" enabling newsprint rolls to be loaded in two tiers to provide maximum protection to the bruiseable newsprint rolls, the cars have smooth interior walls and cushioned underframes. The cars feature an aluminum roof, NSC-designed corrugated ends either smooth or an exterior-post Youngstown 9' wide plug door.
Road Name History:
A CN system-wide rebranding beginning in 1995 has seen the DWP logo and name largely replaced by its parent company. The DWP line is CN's connection between International Falls and Duluth, Minnesota, where the railroad connects to a short stretch of the former Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway before following the former Wisconsin Central (both now wholly owned by CN) to Chicago, Illinois.
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When Life-Like was acquired by Walthers, Life-Like Canada was spun off and renamed True Line Trains. They are known as manufacturers of prototypically accurate HO- and N-scale locomotives and freight cars.
Item created by: Alain LM on 2016-07-27 06:56:44. Last edited by Alain LM on 2016-07-27 09:56:44
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