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N Scale - High Speed - 425 - Covered Hopper, 2-Bay, Round Hatch - Rio Grande - 12057

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N Scale - High Speed - 425 - Covered Hopper, 2-Bay, Round Hatch - Rio Grande - 12057


Brand High Speed
Stock Number 425
Manufacturer High Speed
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style High Speed Covered Hopper
Prototype Description Covered Hopper, 2-Bay, Round Hatch
Road or Company Name Rio Grande (Details)
Reporting Marks DRGW
Road or Reporting Number 12057
Paint Color(s) Gray
Print Color(s) Black
Coupler Type Rapido Hook
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Deep Flange
Body Material Plastic
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Covered Hopper
Model Subtype 2-Bay
Model Variety Round Hatch



Road Name History:
The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (reporting mark DRGW), often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company. The railroad started as a 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge line running south from Denver, Colorado in 1870. It served mainly as a transcontinental bridge line between Denver, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

In 1988, the Rio Grande's parent corporation, Rio Grande Industries, purchased Southern Pacific Transportation Company, and as the result of a merger, the larger Southern Pacific Railroad name was chosen for identity. The Rio Grande operated as a separate division of the Southern Pacific, until that company was acquired by the Union Pacific Railroad. Today, most former D&RGW main lines are owned and operated by the Union Pacific while several branch lines are now operated as heritage railways by various companies.

Read more on Wikipedia.

Brand/Importer Information:
High Speed Metal Products is a Hong Kong based toy manufacturer, who runs a line of to scale car models. To my knowledge, they produced some N scale cars and locos as static displays, being marketed through various sources. They are not a regular producer of N scale model railroading equipment. They produced cheap N scale train set for Reader's Digest. High Speed, or High Speed Metal Products, N scale engines and cars are made for static display. Their trucks and couplers are not suitable for running on a layout. The engines are dummies.

Manufacturer Information: Produced cheap N scale set for Reader's Digest.

Item created by: bluedragon0 on 2017-11-24 16:26:10. Last edited by gdm on 2020-05-10 18:34:11

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