Tank Cars

Tank Cars


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O-Gauge - 3-Dome Tank Car - Amtrak

O-Gauge - 3-Dome Tank Car - Amtrak

Features
Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
Metal Wheels and Axles
Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes
Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
Needle-Point Axles
Unit Measures:10 1/4" x 2 3/8" x 3 9/16"
Operates On O-27 Curves

30-73349

2 in stock

$49.95

$39.99

O-Gauge - CAT Modern Tank Car

O-Gauge - CAT Modern Tank Car

O-Gauge - CAT Modern Tank Car

30-7337

1 in stock

$59.99

O-Gauge - Halloween Smoking Tank Car

O-Gauge - Halloween Smoking Tank Car

O-Gauge - Halloween Smoking Tank Car

30-73546

1 in stock

$79.99

O-Gauge - Modern Tank Car - BNSF

O-Gauge - Modern Tank Car - BNSF

Product Features:
Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
Metal Wheels and Axles
Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes
Separate Metal Handrails
Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
Needle-Point Axles
Unit Measures:10 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 3 7/8"
Operates On O-27 Curves

30-73435

1 in stock

$54.99

$49.99

O-Gauge - Modern Tank Car - MLB - Pittsburgh Pirates

O-Gauge - Modern Tank Car - MLB - Pittsburgh Pirates

Features - Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
- Metal Wheels and Axles
- Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
- Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
- Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes
- Separate Metal Handrails
- Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
- Needle-Point Axles - Unit Measures:10 7/8" x 2 3/8" x 3 7/8" - Operates On O-27 Curves

30-73159

1 in stock

$39.95

$35.99

O-Gauge - Tank Car - Celanese Chemicals

O-Gauge - Tank Car - Celanese Chemicals

The tank car was relatively uncommon until the 1870s, when the nascent petroleum industry ordered large quantities of metal tanks carried on wooden car bodies. By the early 1900s, a standard design had evolved that lasted throughout the steam and early diesel eras: an 8,000-11,000 gallon metal tank perched on a metal flatcar-like underframe.
The one big change during that time was the transition from riveted to welded construction beginning in the late 1930s. Car builders introduced X-ray inspection of welds to ensure safety, as well as giant annealing ovens that could heat-treat assembled tanks to relieve joint stress. Welded tanks were stronger, less susceptible to rust and corrosion, and less likely to rupture in the event of a wreck.
Our model represents a typical all-welded, insulated tank car built in the late 1940s or 1950s. A layer of insulation protected cargos that were sensitive to temperature extremes, and some such cars also had heating coils under their outer layer. Our model also features a safety platform around the dome — insulation and safety platforms being features commonly found on cars used in the chemical industry.
High quality, traditionally sized RailKing Freight Cars provide detailed bodies and colorful paint schemes for the O Gauge railroader. MTH makes an enormous variety of RailKing Freight Cars, including many different car types and roadnames. No matter what era or part of the country you are modeling, RailKing is sure to have something for you.

Features
Durable ABS Intricately Detailed Bodies
Chrome Plated Body Finish
Metal Wheels and Axles
Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
Decorative Brake Wheels
Separate Metal Handrails
Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
Needle-Point Axles
Unit Measures:10 3/8” x 2 3/8” 3 13/16”
Operates On O-27 Curves

30-73403

1 in stock

$54.55

$39.99

O-Gauge - Tank Train - 33K Gallon Tank Car

O-Gauge - Tank Train - 33K Gallon Tank Car

Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
Metal Wheels and Axles
Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes
Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
Needle-Point Axles
1:48 Scale Dimensions
Separate Metal Handrails
O Scale Kadee Compatible Coupler Mounting Pads
Unit Measures:17 5/8" x 2 1/2" x 4"
Operates On O-42 Curves

20-96263

1 in stock

$79.99

$71.99