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N Scale - Monroe Models - 9301 - Overhead Gantry Crane - Railroad Structures - Overhad Gantry Crane

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N Scale - Monroe Models - 9301 - Overhead Gantry Crane - Railroad Structures - Overhad Gantry Crane


Brand Monroe Models
Stock Number 9301
Original Retail Price $16.99
Manufacturer Monroe Models
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style Monroe Models Structures
Prototype Description Overhead Gantry Crane
Road or Company Name Railroad Structures (Details)
Road or Reporting Number Overhad Gantry Crane
Ready-to-Run No
Kit Complexity Moderate Skills
Kit Material(s) Cast Resin and Photo Etched Metal
Release Date 2017-08-01
Item Category Structures
Model Type Buildings
Model Subtype Railroad
Model Variety Overhead Gantry Crane



Specific Item Information: Every railroad needs an overhead crane to lift heavy objects from railcars to trucks for delivery to its final destination. They are used for lifting quarry stones, pre cast concrete parts, steel coils, steel rails, large crates or anything that wouldn't roll off a flatcar or gondola. This gantry crane model is created from an actual prototype erected in the 30's and still stands to this day.

What's in the kit? Six white metal (lead free) parts and two cast resin parts for the concrete foundation. Full assembly instructions and cable for the hook. You will need a small file, "super" glue, and modeling paints for assembly and finishing of the kit. The scenery, figures, vehicles and trees are not included.

Model Information: All components are precision laser cut with peel and stick windows, doors, and trim for simple painting and construction. The kits are made of laser cut basswood, micro plywood, fiber board, plastic parts, plus cast chimneys (where appropriate).

Road Name History:
Railroad structures include but are not limited to stations, depots, yard offices, interlocking towers and tanks. A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot is a railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

It generally consists of at least one track-side platform and a station building (depot) providing such ancillary services as ticket sales and waiting rooms. If a station is on a single-track line, it often has a passing loop to facilitate traffic movements. The smallest stations are most often referred to as "stops" or, in some parts of the world, as "halts" (flag stops). Stations may be at ground level, underground, or elevated. Connections may be available to intersecting rail lines or other transport modes such as buses, trams or other rapid transit systems.

From Wikipedia

Brand/Importer Information:
Monroe Models was founded in 1994. Originally the produced detail parts, but starting in 2002, they started their own line of model kits. They produce kits of bridges and structures. They produce N Sclae, Z Scale, and HO Scale products. Monroe Models was founded by Bruce Monroe. he has been a life long model maker and more importantly, model railroad builder. After graduating from Bemidji State University with a degree in Industrial Technology with emphasis areas in Model Building, Manufacturing Management, and Industrial Design, he embarked in a career of model making and design.

Item created by: gdm on 2018-12-08 07:18:55. Last edited by scottakoltz on 2020-06-29 16:39:24

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