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Operating Era: 1903-1952. Central of New Jersey, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, Erie, Jamison Coal, Lehigh Valley, New York, Susquehanna & Western, Pennsylvania RR, Reading, Baltimore & Ohio, Wheeling & Lake Erie, Huntingdon & Broad Top. In 1903 Standard Steel Car Co. designed what was to become the second standard all-steel hopper car used by the railroads. (The first was the PSC fishbelly hopper of 1899; see our kit series 2400.) Over 13,000 were installed by 1911, principally for the anthracite roads where it became the most numerous car on the railroads. However, little publicity remains on these cars except for several blurry reproductions in the 1906 Car Builders' Dictionary. What fame the cars retain is as the small class Pennsylvania RR GLB, 700 cars. More numerous were identical cars used by coal companies serviced by Pennsy. Although at first glance the cars of each road appear identical, they varied enormously in small details, including: end sills, grab iron size and placement, door locks and hangers, brake stands, brackets and wheels, side gussets, towing rings, and corner steps. Most of the cars were delivered before the Safety Appliances Act and lacked side and end ladders. These were retrofitted in the late 'teens and 'twenties. Each of the kits duplicates the details of one or more specific classes of a particular road or coal company. PLEASE SEE OUR COVERED HOPPER SECTION FOR OTHER #7400 SERIES KITS.
    Product Name   Price   Buy Now 
 *7402 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIGINAL, CNJ  *7402 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIGINAL, CNJ   $37.00   
 7403 SSC B4 HOPPER CAR, ORIGINAL, DL&W  7403 SSC B4 HOPPER CAR, ORIGINAL, DL&W   $35.00   
 7405 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG, ERIE 1905-06  7405 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG, ERIE 1905-06   $35.00   
 7407 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., JAMISON COAL  7407 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., JAMISON COAL   $35.00   
 7408 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG, LEHIGH VALLEY  7408 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG, LEHIGH VALLEY   $35.00   
 7409 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., SUSQUEHANNA  7409 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., SUSQUEHANNA   $35.00   
 7410 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG. PRR GLB  7410 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG. PRR GLB   $35.00   
 7411 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., READING  7411 SSC HOPPER CAR, ORIG., READING   $35.00   
 7412 SSC HOPPER CAR, W&LE  7412 SSC HOPPER CAR, W&LE   $35.00   
 7413 H&BT HOPPER, ORIGINAL  7413 H&BT HOPPER, ORIGINAL   $35.00   
 *7452 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, CNJ  *7452 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, CNJ   $37.00   
 *7453 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, DL&W  *7453 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, DL&W   $37.00   
 *7455 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, ERIE  *7455 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, ERIE   $37.00   
 7457 SSC N-14 HOPPER CAR, MODERN, B&O  7457 SSC N-14 HOPPER CAR, MODERN, B&O   $35.00   
 *7459 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, NYS&W  *7459 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, NYS&W   $37.00   
 *7460 SSC GLb HOPPER CAR, MODERN, PRR  *7460 SSC GLb HOPPER CAR, MODERN, PRR   $37.00   
 *7461 SSC HTc HOPPER CAR, MODERN, P&R, RDG  *7461 SSC HTc HOPPER CAR, MODERN, P&R, RDG   $37.00   
 7464 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, H&BT  7464 SSC HOPPER CAR, MODERN, H&BT   $35.00   
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