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Ho Blue & Black w/Retort Load & Black Trucks-380 ton Schnabel Car, Bachmann Model Trains Item Number BAC80511

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    The Schnabel car's unique design allows it to carry extremely heavy or oversized loads, such as generators and transformers for power stations, by making the load an element of the car. The two tapered lifting arms that hold the load resemble a bird??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____s beak, which gave the car its name??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____Schnabel is from the German for "carrying-beak-wagon" (Tragschnabelwagen). Schnabel is a funny name for a seriously powerful freight car.

    Features include:
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ 16 sets of 125-ton roller-bearing trucks
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ prototypically correct 36" metal wheels
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ RP25 wheel contours
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ 8 span bolsters
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ detailed retort cylinder load
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ molded hydraulic lines and pumps
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ 33" long
    ??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ E-Z Mate??_??__??_??___??_??__??_??____ Mark II couplers

    This model performs best on 22" radius curves or greater.

    Recommended for ages 14 years old & up.