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N Scale - Trainworx - 55180 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Painted/Unlettered

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N Scale - Trainworx - 55180 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Painted/Unlettered

N Scale - Trainworx - 55180 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Painted/Unlettered Photo Courtesy of Alec Langkau

Stock Number 55180
Original Retail Price $37.95
Brand Trainworx
Manufacturer Trainworx
Body Style Trainworx Vehicle Semi Tractor Peterbilt 351
Prototype Vehicle Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 (Details)
Road or Company Name Painted/Unlettered (Details)
Paint Color(s) Red
Release Date 2017-07-01
Item Category Vehicles
Model Type Truck
Model Subtype Semi Tractor Trailer
Model Variety Peterbilt 351 Logger
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era Era III: Transition (1939 - 1957)
Years Produced 1954-1976
Scale 1/160

Specific Item Information: This Peterbilt 351 logger was owned by Wesley LaVern (Vern) Henderson of Pendleton Oregon. It had a 220 Cummins with 3x5 transmission. It received many paint jobs in its life, this is the final Vern Henderson paint scheme.

Model Information: This model was first released in 2020. Highly detailed. Free rolling wheels.

Prototype History:
The Peterbilt 281/351 was a line of tractor units built by Peterbilt that ran from 1954 until 1976. The 281 series had a single drive axle, the 351 two. It was very popular with truckers, with the 351 series outlasting the 281.

Road Name History:
Some items are designed to have their owner add whatever company marking they choose, usually in the form of decals or dry-transfers. These items are painted in a generic prototypical fashion but with all company affiliation deliberately left off.

Brand/Importer Information:
Trainworx was founded in 1999 by Pat Sanders and is located in Delta Colorado. Their first freight car was the Quad hopper and it was released in 2000. They have been making N scale products ever since. Their website can be found at As of 2016, they have produced 8 different rolling stock body styles as well as a range of different highway vehicles in N Scale. Their limited edition runs have proven a huge success with collectors and modelers enjoy the accuracy of all their products.

Trainworx sells their products both through tradional retail channels as well as directly by phone order. When asked "What prompted you to found Trainworx?", Pat Sanders responded "There was a freight car that hadn't been done in N scale that I just had to have and it didn't look like anyone was ever going to make it."

Item created by: gdm on 2017-07-31 16:11:44. Last edited by gdm on 2020-12-24 10:44:00

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