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N Scale - Trainworx - 55120 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Chevron

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Stock Number 55120
Original Retail Price $52.95
Brand Trainworx
Manufacturer Trainworx
Body Style Trainworx Vehicle Semi Tractor Peterbilt 351
Prototype Vehicle Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 (Details)
Road or Company Name Chevron (Details)
Paint Color(s) Red & White
Print Color(s) Red & Black
Release Date 2020-08-01
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: Peterbilt 351 tractor with 32' tanker trailer Highly detailed Free rolling wheels

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:
Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries. Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's largest oil companies; as of 2019, it ranked eleventh in the Fortune 500 list of the top US closely held and public corporations and 28th on the Fortune Global 500 list of the top 500 corporations worldwide. It was also one of the Seven Sisters that dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s to the 1970s. Chevron is incorporated in California.

Chevron's downstream operations manufacture and sell products such as fuels, lubricants, additives and petrochemicals. The company's most significant areas of operations are the west coast of North America, the U.S. Gulf Coast, Southeast Asia, South Korea and Australia . In 2010, Chevron sold an average of 3.1 million barrels per day (490×103 m3/d) of refined products like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.

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 www.train-worx.com. 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: CNW400 on 2020-08-31 23:40:39. Last edited by gdm on 2020-12-24 10:44:00

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