Railroad built 1,650 of these cars in 1930 and 1931. More than
35% of the series remained in service at the time of the Penn
Central merger, and a number continued generating revenue in
the Conrail era.
obtained fifty of the G26 class from the Pennsylvania in the
early 1930s to augment its mill gondola fleet.
and detail parts are injection molded plastic, while the underframe
is diecast. The drop ends can be positioned either up or down.
Intricate and accurate detail is present inside as well as outside.
The model rides at the prototypically-correct height above the
rails, on Micro-Trains® truck frames fitted with low-profile
wheelsets. The style of truck frame utilized is specified with
each model. The model is equipped with body-mounted Micro-Trains®
of this model over curved trackage of less than 12½-inch
radius is not recommended.