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Atlas BLMA Burlington Covered Hopper 3-Bay cf. 3500 Dry-Flo.
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List Price: AU$ 49.99
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***SOLD OUT ***These are High Quality cars with BLMA 70-Ton ASF Ride Control Trucks; 33" Scale Profile Chemically Blackened Metal Low Profile Wheels and AccuMate Magnetic Knuckle Couplers.
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In "Level 1 Quality" condition. They have never been removed from their boxes and have never been run.
These models were designed to match the prototype - down to the last detail! Engineered from prototype blue prints, the N Scale Dry-Flo will feature an accurate attention to both body and paint detail as you've come to expect from BLMA Models. Separate placards depending on the paint job to 'lacy' roofwalks and etched brake-wheel platforms - this model has it all!
Product ID 2514
Manufacturer Atlas
  ISBN 50002898
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Prototype History:
General American Transportation Corporation produced a large fleet of 3500 cubic foot “Dry-Flo” covered hoppers beginning in 1959 as a response to customer demands for larger covered hoppers capable of handling bulk commodities. While covered hopper innovations during the 1950s proved valuable to bulk shippers, they wanted covered hoppers that could handle larger quantities of specialized commodities such as such as oats, malt, and rice. Coincidentally, plastic pellet producers were also looking for larger cube covered hoppers that could be easily loaded and unloaded under pressure. The Dry-Flo family of cars was General American’s answer to this call, with gravity-pneumatic or pneumatic-only discharge options available through three different outlet gate versions. These outlet gate variations were marketed as the Dry-Flo, Dry-Flo Chem, and Dia-Flo. Dry-Flo production ended in 1962, however these cars lasted in service well into the 1990s.
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