Freight Car America®
Articulated Trash Spine Cars
for trash and sludge

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Articulated Trash Spine cars


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Four packs of Articulated Trash Spine Cars


These unusual cars are often used to transport waste and sludge,
in specially constructed 20' containers
They are found in many States of the US
Containers are often loaded two per axle, in an unusual 2-1-1-2 lading.

There is an article on these cars by M R Snell in the July 2012 edition
of Railroad Model Constructor page 62.

Below: A set of undecorated articulated cars as built
The cars are then fitted with etches and brake parts

The cars have cast spines, brake air reservoirs, brake cylinders and handle.
The car shown loaded with 20ft containers

The kits come with etched walkways, centre supports, lifting points, steps and grabrails

View of the cast spine, brake air reservoirs and brake cylinders decals

Previously, decals for these cars were produced by
Roland Ruesch and HelveticaRR Decals, but these are now out of production.

Decals, with many known paint schemes from across the USA
are now available from N Scale Kits and included with the cars.
shown here

Containers for these cars are available from Fine N Scale and from N Scale Kits

Please email directly, as we do keep stock
of the containers and the decals for the containers.

20ft containers
painted in MHF livery

20ft containers
painted in BLFU livery

Decals for the open, contaminated dirt and ColTainer trash containers

Kits are designed to take Microtrains® 1033 trucks/couplers (outer ends) and 1031 (inside truck)

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