MTH 20-96865 - Coke Hopper Car "Norfolk & Western" #76421 - Custom Run for MrMuffin'sTrains

MTH 20-96865 - Coke Hopper Car "Norfolk & Western" #76421 - Custom Run for MrMuffin'sTrains

SKU: 20-96865
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$ 64.95
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$ 74.95
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Product Information

Announced Date: Dec 2023
Released Date: Est. June 2024
Individually Boxed: N/A
  • Road Name: N&W
  • Road Number: 76421
  • Product Line: Premier
  • Scale: O Scale

Formerly: 20-9686NW

  • Intricately Detailed, Durable ABS Body
  • Colorful, Attractive Paint Scheme
  • Plated Body Finish
  • Detailed Coke Load
  • Metal Wheels and Axles
  • Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
  • Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
  • Needle-Point Axles
  • (2) Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
  • O Scale Kadee-Compatible Coupler Mounting Pads
  • Separate Metal Handrails
  • 1:48 Scale Dimensions
  • Unit Measures: 13 5/8” x 2 5/8” x 4”
  • Operates On O-31 Curves

The early 20th century saw a steel boom, but transporting the vital ingredient - coke - was a messy, inefficient affair. Open-top gondolas spilled precious fuel, while bottom-dump cars were slow and cumbersome. Enter the Coke Hopper: a revolutionary design with angled sides and gravity-fed bottom doors. This marvel of engineering allowed for quick, clean unloading, maximizing both efficiency and profit.

From the smoky heart of Pennsylvania to the bustling mills of Chicago, the Coke Hopper became a ubiquitous symbol of progress. Long trains, snaking through the countryside, carried the lifeblood of industry, feeding the furnaces that forged America's future. Bridges rose, skyscrapers pierced the clouds, and locomotives themselves were born from the molten steel the Coke Hopper delivered.

The Coke Hopper's impact transcended steel. It fueled the power plants that brought electricity to homes and businesses, the locomotives that hauled vital supplies, and the factories that churned out the tools and machines that built the modern world. It was a silent partner in a national transformation, its rhythmic rattle a constant reminder of American ingenuity and grit.

Today, the Coke Hopper continues its vital journey. Modern iterations, boasting sleek stainless-steel bodies and automated unloading systems, stand as testaments to ongoing advancements. But the core design, that simple yet brilliant marriage of form and function, remains a timeless marvel.

MTH Premier O Scale freight cars are the perfect complement to any manufacturer’s scale proportioned O Gauge locomotives. Whether you prefer to purchase cars separately or assemble a unit train, MTH Premier Rolling Stock has the cars for you in a variety of car types and paint schemes.

Virtually every sturdy car is offered in two car numbers which makes it even easier than ever to combine them into a mult-car consist. Many of MTH’s Premier Rolling Stock offerings can also operate on the tightest O Gauge curves giving them even more added versatitlity to your layout.

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