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Walthers Mainline HO 59' Cylindrical Hopper Alberta ALPX #628174

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Walthers
910-7804
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$22.99
Moving grain and a variety of other bulk loads, these colorful Walthers Mainline models of the popular 59' Cylindrical Hopper make it easy to model a complete unit train! Introduced in 1972 to handle grain and potash, the cars are based on prototypes built by National Steel Car with a...
Moving grain and a variety of other bulk loads, these colorful Walthers Mainline models of the popular 59' Cylindrical Hopper make it easy to model a complete unit train! Introduced in 1972 to handle grain and potash, the cars are based on prototypes built by National Steel Car with a capacity of 4550 cubic feet of cargo. They've worn a wide range of colorful paint and lettering schemes over the years, 59' Cylindrical Hoppers can still be found all across North America today.
 
Nicely detailed, fully assembled and affordably priced to make it easy to expand your fleet, Walthers Mainline 59' Cylindrical Hoppers feature:
  • Limited Edition - one time run of these road numbers!
  • Model of a National Steel Car 4550 cubic foot car
  • Fully assembled, ready to run
  • Thousands used in North American grain and potash service from 1972 to the present
  • Trough or round loading hatches as appropriate
  • Four different car numbers for each roadname
  • See-through running boards
  • Detailed brake gear, roof hatches and end ladders
  • Correct 36" turned-metal wheel sets
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

      DC ANALOG SYSTEMS
      DC Analog is a control system standard to most starter sets which allows the user to control the track (and not the locomotive). This means that two or more trains on the same track will move, speed up, slow down and stop at the same time.
      DCC DIGTIAL SYSTEMS
      DCC Digital stands for ‘Digital Command Control’. DCC Digital systems allow individual locomotives and accessories to be independently controlled from the controller. Other functions, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled.

      DCC READY (Standard DC)

      This means the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a socket that is ready to accept a DCC decoder.  The most common and readily available types of decoders here in the US are: 6 pin, 8 pin, next 18, and 21 pin.  Prior to buying a  decoder for your locomotive, verify which of the previous you will need.  This information is usually found on the manufacturers site or instruction booklet.

      The locomotive requires a DCC decoder to be fitted to the socket in order for it to work on a DCC controlled layout. It can however still be used on the conventional DC (analog) layout. 

       

      DCC EQUIPPED

      This indicates that the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a decoder that has been pre-installed at the factory. 

      This means that the locomotive is ready to run and operate on a DCC controlled layout and can now be called up by request from a Digital Controller. Additional features, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled (only if the locomotive is fitted with these accessories).

      Some DCC equipped locomotives can also be run on DC layouts (see note below). Some accessories may continue to work automatically, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), however, the user will not have independent control of these under DC operation. It is important to note that manufacturer's decoders who support sound playback on DC operation will only provide a selection of sounds when the locomotive is detected to be moving or stopping (such as chuffing, coasting and braking sounds).  

      *Some manufacturers may issue a warning that they do not recommend a DCC fitted locomotive to be operated on a DC (analog) layout, and may void any warranties. Check your locomotive's manual for more information. Not all sound decoders enable sound playback on DC operation, and this information is provided with your decoder manual.

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