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Nickel Plate Road #NKP 44801
50' Steel Side, 15 Panel, Fixed End Gondola
Part #MTL-105520 N Scale Supply Price:
Released: September 1999

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Built July of 1964 at Michigan City, Indiana by Pullman Standard for the Nickel Plate, this 50' steel side, 15 panel, fixed end gondola is painted black and lettered in white. Twenty-five of these class GBRS cars are equipped to wear covers (MTL product #1200) and were put into steel service. These 100 ton capacity PS-5 cars survived the merger with Norfolk & Western October of 1964 when they were renumbered as the series 244800-244824 and road classed as G19. Rated at 70-tons or 1722 cu ft capacity, these cars are constructed with a wood floor (the "W" within the circle).

  • Equipped to wear covers (MTL-1200)
  • Finely detailed ends and side panels
  • 50' 2-piece, 3D underframe assembly
  • Free-rolling trucks with Magne-Matic® Couplers
  • Made exclusively in the U.S.A.

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