Ministry of Defense 68ft heavy flatcars
Ladder: HO (1:87.1)
Time: 1981–present (varies by paint scheme)
Maker: Spring Mills Depot, PO Box 1616, Spring Mills, MD 21158, springmillsdepot.com
Department of Defense (DODX) 68ft Heavy Duty Flat Car Features:
- Die-cast metal chassis
- Factory painted metal wheelsets
- Wire grab bars
- Metal wheels
- Kadee couplers
- Road number specific lettering and details to match manufacturer, period and paint scheme
- Available now
Road names: General Railroad Equipment (GRE) flat buffer car (Olive Green and Urethane Green in two route numbers each). Fruit Growers Express (FGE) Channel Platform Navy Materials Car (double-digit silver). Cascade Green canal deck flatcar (FGE in four plus unnumbered numbers, Ortner Freight Car in 12 plus unnumbered numbers and Thrall Car in four plus unnumbered numbers). Olive green canal deck flatcars (FGE in seven plus unnumbered numbers, GRE in one issue, Ortner Freight Car in seven plus unnumbered numbers and Thrall Car in four unnumbered plus numbers). Urethane green channel-deck flatcars (FGE in five numbers plus one number, GRE in one number, Ortner Freight Car in eight numbers plus one number, and Thrall Car in five numbers plus one number).
Company information: Spring Mills Depot is a manufacturer of HO scale freight cars, cabos, parts and accessories; foam pads for N-scale equipment; and model train storage box carry bags. The company is located in Spring Mills, Maryland.
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