• Full Throttle FT-1029-2 Agway 51' Covered Cylindrical Hoppers | 2-Car Set

Full Throttle FT-1029-2 Agway 51' Covered Cylindrical Hoppers | 2-Car Set

Road Numbers 51921, 51944

After WWII, US railroads were increasingly called upon to haul new and unique "modern" products over long distances. In response, American Car and Foundry (ACF) designed a tank-type covered hopper car. The cylindrical shape created a better weight/volume ratio; plus, the elimination of interior ledges, combined with hatches and outlets placed along a center-line, led to ACF's trademark "Center Flow" hoppers.

Through the 1960s the cylindricals became omnipresent on our nation's railroads, with many styles of hatches and outlets devised according to needs. Because the cars were compartmented, various different loads could be carried in a single unit, and some had aluminum construction to further reduce weight. Here was a "Freight Car for the Future," ready to transport sugar, cement, sand, salt, fertilizers, many types of grains, coke, starch, feeds, chemicals and plastics!


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Full Throttle FT-1029-2 Agway 51' Covered Cylindrical Hoppers | 2-Car Set

  • Brand: Full Throttle
  • Product Code: FT-1029-2
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $54.00