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N Scale - Model Power - 3761 - Tank Car, Single Dome, 39 Foot - Dominion Sugar - 105

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N Scale - Model Power - 3761 - Tank Car, Single Dome, 39 Foot - Dominion Sugar - 105


Stock Number 3761
Original Retail Price $10.98
Brand Model Power
Manufacturer Model Power
Body Style Model Power Tank Car 40 Foot Chemical
Prototype Tank Car, Single Dome, 39 Foot (Details)
Road or Company Name Dominion Sugar (Details)
Reporting Marks DSLX
Road or Reporting Number 105
Paint Color(s) White and Black
Print Color(s) Red
Coupler Type Rapido Hook
Coupler Mount Truck-Mount
Wheel Type Nickel-Silver Plated Metal
Wheel Profile Deep Flange
DCC Readiness No
Release Date 2014-01-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Tank Car
Model Subtype 40 Foot
Model Variety Chemical
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era Era III: Transition (1939 - 1957)
Scale 1/160


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Model Information: This Model Power tank car is a Chinese knock-off of the Roco 40 foot chemical tank car that was imported by AHM, Minitrix, Aurora and others. It comes with nickel-silver plated wheels and Rapido couplers.

Prototype History:
Single Dome tank cars are a railroad staple. They have been around since the first half of the 20th century. This length car can handle about 10,000 gallons. These railcars carry a wide array of commodities, including liquid fertilizers, chemicals, fuel oils and asphalt, and food-grade oils. Tank cars can be pressurized or non-pressurized, insulated or non-insulated. Single dome cars carry only a single commodity at once. Food-service tank cars may be lined with stainless steel, glass, or plastic. Tank cars carrying dangerous goods are generally made of different types of steel, depending on the intended cargo and operating pressure. They may also be lined with rubber or coated with specialized coatings for tank protection or product purity purpose. The tank heads are also stronger to prevent ruptures during accidents.

One common version is the ACF Type 27 jacketed tank car with expansion dome which was in common use by many railroads and oil companies.

Road Name History: Dominion Sugar was a Canadian sugar manufacturer and should not be confused with the American firm, Domino Sugar.

Brand/Importer Information:
Founded in the late 1960's by Michael Tager, the 3rd generation business specializes in quality hobby products serving the toy and hobby markets worldwide. During its 50 years of operation, Model Power has developed a full line of model railroading products, die-cast metal aircraft, and die-cast metal cars and trucks.

In early 2014, Model Power ceased its business operations. Its extensive portfolio of intellectual property and physical assets are now exclusively produced, marketed, sold, and distributed by MRC (Model Power, MetalTrain and Mantua) and by Daron (Postage Stamp Airplanes and Airliner Collection).



Item created by: gdm on 2017-03-21 17:08:47. Last edited by gdm on 2018-08-19 18:37:57

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