Special Runs for Prototype N Scale Models by George Hollwedel

N Scale Enthusiast Special Runs N Scale Enthusiast Special Runs

Series: Southern Pacific
39' Tankcar - 3-Pack

MTL Item Number: 065 90 094
Released: July 2018

In late 1951 Southern Pacific introduced a new diesel fuel tank car paint scheme. It was applied to several classes of tank cars including these O-50-7 class cars. These special run cars are in the Southern Pacific pre 1956 numbers.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.scale@yahoo.com

PFE® 40’ Steel Ice Reefer 3-Pack

Released: February 2018

In the spring of 1953 PFE® repainted 50 of the 4700 R-40-10 refrigerator cars for express service. The cars were then classed as BR-40-10. They were numbered 901 through 950. The cars selected had been overhauled in 1951 and 1952 and given electric fans and steel running boards. The first 25 cars were given Chrysler FR-5-D trucks while the last 25 received Symington-Gould Type XL.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

ATSF 50’ Gondola 3-Pack

Released: February 2018

Price Per 3-Pack - $99.95

Santa Fe bought 250 gondolas from American Car & Foundry in 1948. These cars were placed in the GA-68 class. The number series 166000 - 166249. These were drop end design and preceded the 750 identical cars of the GA-69 class purchased later that year.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

Southern Pacific 3-Pack

Released: March 2017

In 1948 Pullman was required to sell their fleet to the railroads. Southern Pacific bought many to add to their passenger fleet. These three cars represent some of the cars bought.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

ATSF / Santa Fe 'Slogan' 3-Pack
RD#: 12518, 12528, 12548

MTL Item Number: MTL 16-172
Released: November 2016

There are 200 cars in the BX-74 class.  100 had the "Texas Chief" slogan, the other 100 had the "San Francisco Chief" slogan.  The large yellow "DF" denoted the damage free loading equipment installed in these cars.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

ATSF Caboose 3-Pack
RD#: 1309, 1321, 1430

MTL Item Number: 051 90 011
Released: August 2016

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

ATSF 'Slogan' car 3-Pack

MTL Item Number: 031 90 046
Released: January 2016

There are 200 cars in the BX-74 class. 100 had the "Texas Chief" slogan, the other 100 had the "San Francisco Chief" slogan. The large yellow "DF" denoted the damage free loading equipment installed in these cars.

Please contact proto.scale@yahoo.com for more information.

Kansas City Southern Three-Pack

MTL Item Number: 020 90 234
Released: July 2012

The Kansas City Southern bought 400 40' boxcars from Pullman-Standard in early 1948. These were in addition to the 400 they bought the previous year. All 800 cars had the distinctive 7 Panel Superior doors. These cars are in the "as delivered" paint scheme.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

Pacific Fruit Express 3-Pack

MTL Item Number: 047 90 025
Released: October 2013

Pacific Fruit Express Maintained a number of older refrigerator cars for ice service. These cars were used to transport ice to facilities that did not have the provision for making ice and to places where there might be a shortage of ice. This run of Ice Service cars depicts cars with the post 1952 Pacific Fruit Express lettering standards.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com

Santa Fe 3-Pack

MTL Item Number: 065 90 085
Released: July 2014

A few of the 100 Santa Fe TK-L tankcars wound up in diesel fuel service and had a grey stripe painted on the tank. This scheme started in the late 1940s and lasted through the 1950s.

To purchase this special run release, please contact:

Prototype N Scale Models
by George Hollwedel
2108 Buffalo Tundra Dr
Austin, TX 78754-5960
512-796-6883
proto.nscale@yahoo.com