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23' Ore Car - Smooth Side

GN Car Series
85500-85800
86210-86499
87250-87999
88000-88499
90000-93499
plus others

Model Manufacturer and description (HO Scale only)

Walthers

Basic Modeling Notes

Model is accurate as is.

Walthers has produced a "Minnesota" type ore car that was operated by several railroads including the GN. This model is an accurate representative for several thousand cars, in several different car series, that were operated by the GN. The model is available decorated for the GN and a taconite version of this car was also available.

Prototype Paint Color

Mineral Red.
A small number of cars were Vermillion Red and Glacier Green

Recommended Decals

Car is available as a decorated model in GN.
Champ HC-503

Reference

Book 2, Pages 58-62

Hickcox GN Color Guide

Lines East

GNRHS Reference Sheet

Revised  9/5/01

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