The 5800 cubic foot covered hopper evolved from the earlier 5701 for transporting bulk plastic pellets. Most of these were acquired by private companies including leasing companies, chemical companies, oil companies and plastics companies.
- Nine full-width panel body with ten weld seams
- Transverse mounted air reservoir
- Accurate painting and printing
- 100-ton roller-bearing trucks and body mounted AccuMate® couplers with screw-attached coupler pockets
- Etched metal roof walks
- Blackened metal wheels
AccuMate® couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.
Atlas HO Scale
5800 Plastics Hopper
Road Name: Amoco Chemicals Corporation (AMCX)
Road Number: 107910
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