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N Scale - Trainworx - 55123 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Sinclair

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N Scale - Trainworx - 55123 - Truck, Peterbilt 281/351 - Sinclair Vintage Peterbilt 351 Tractor and Fuel Tanker

Stock Number 55123
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 Sinclair (Details)
Paint Color(s) Green
Print Color(s) Red
Release Date 2020-08-01
Item Category Vehicles
Model Type Trucks
Model Subtype Semi Tractor Trailer
Model Variety Peterbilt 351 Logger
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era NA 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:
Sinclair Oil Corporation is an American petroleum corporation, founded by Harry F. Sinclair on May 1, 1916, as the Sinclair Oil and Refining Corporation by combining the assets of 11 small petroleum companies. Originally a New York corporation, Sinclair Oil reincorporated in Wyoming in 1976. The corporation's logo features the silhouette of a large green dinosaur. It is ranked on the list of largest privately-owned American corporations. It owns and operates refineries, gas stations, hotels, a ski resort, and a cattle ranch.

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: CNW400 on 2020-08-31 23:44:43. Last edited by gdm on 2021-07-10 14:16:45

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