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055 00 550 33' twin bay hopper - Baltimore & Ohio IB-12 with ice breakers - N Scale

055 00 512 33' twin bay hopper - Baltimore & Ohio IB-12 w.with ice breakers - N Scale
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Baltimore & Ohio IB-12 with Ice breakers - N Scale

This 33’ twin bay hopper with offset sides is yellow with black lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built as an N-41 hopper in the early 1950s, it was converted into an icebreaker/clearance device car in the mid-1960s. This helped prevent impact damage to automobiles being transported in open autoracks. It featured large vertical frames to clear icicles from the inside of tunnels and low bridges.

Inclues 3D printed Ice Breakers that come painted but require trimming from 3D supports

Item Number: MTL 055 00 550
Manufacturer: Micro-Trains
Mfr Part No: MTL/05500550

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