This is Atlas 50001443 N DIXIE hopper #42592. 40' Airslide Covered Hopper, Dixie Crystals #42592. The Dixie Crystals 40' airslide hopper already assembled is based on the ones built in 1956. The airslide covered hopper was introduced by General American Transportation Corporation (GATX) in 1953. Approx. 5000 of the 2600 cu. ft. cars were built between that year and 1969.The airslide is primarily designed for the bulk shipment of dry, granular or powdered commodities. The design of that car is such that it can be loaded and unloaded quickly and with little spillage through the use of air pressure. The most common commodities carried include: flour, sugar and starch.Its key features are:Accurate painting and printingEquipped with AccuMate couplersReady-to-runRealistic roof walks and brake line details70-ton roller bearing trucksCondition: Factory New ( C-9) Operational Status: FunctionalOriginal Box: Yes (P-9) Manufacturer: AtlasModel Number: 50001443MSRP: $15.95Scale/Era: N ScaleModel Type: Freight CarsAvailability: Ships in 1 Business Day! The Trainz SKU for this item is P11983719. Track: 11983719 - 4023-F (Suite 2730-100) - 001 - TrainzAuctionGroup00UNK - TDIDUNK
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