Rivet Counter N Scale Thrall 5750 Carbon Black Covered Hopper, Sid Richardson
During the 1970s, Thrall Manufacturing Co. introduced a new railcar designed for handling carbon black. These 3-bay, 70-ton capacity covered hopper cars boasted a volume of 5750 cubic feet, and measured 51’ over their ends. Unlike traditional covered hopper designs, where the end slope sheets are plainly visible, these cars featured an enclosed, boxy design, which was a necessity due to a special design feature to aid in the unloading of carbon black.
Retail Price: $39.99
Announced: Apr 27, 2017
Arrived: Mar 9, 2018
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