Category: Freight

Bethgon Coalporter

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethgon Coalporter

About the Bethgon Coalporter: This was AZL’s first injection molded freight car release. The initial road names were Conrail, CSX and NS. The cars come four to a package with AZL’s roller bearing trucks, blackened metal wheels and AZL AutoLatch™ couplers. AZL AutoLatch™ couplers are compatible with MTL’s couplers. The wheels are blackened. An simulated […]

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89′ Tri-level Autorack

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
89′ Tri-level Autorack

About the Tri-Level Autorack: Once the railroads became the primary long-distance transporter of completed automobiles, they offered one of few commodities where the industry has been able to overcome trucking in competition. Using the enclosed tri-level autoracks, they were able to provide both lower costs and greater protection from in-transit damage (such as that which […]

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89′ Bi-level Autorack

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
89′ Bi-level Autorack

About the 89′ Bi-level Autorack: An autorack, also known as an auto carrier, is a specialized piece of railroad rolling stock used to transport automobiles and light trucks, generally from factories to automotive distributors. Amtrak® also uses them in its Auto Train, which carries passengers and their vehicles. In late 1957, Canadian National Railroad (CN) […]

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Waffle Gondola

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Waffle Gondola

About the Waffle Gondola: 2420 cu ft Waffle Side Gondolas. These cars feature intricate pad on printing, AZL roller bearing trucks, and separately applied photo etched placards when applicable.   AZL Model Details: AZL AutoLatch™ couplers Blackened metal wheels   Model Photos:   AZL Waffle Gondola:   Additional Manufacturer Notes:  

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