N Scale Grape-to-Glass #6-
Roma - Rd# 4024
This 39’ single dome tank car is aluminum with black belly and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built by American Car & Foundry in May 1937 for Shippers Car Line, and leased for Pirrone & Sons California Wines, this car belonged to a 5-car series. Pirrone & Sons was founded by Frank Pirrone, Jr, who purchased vineyards in Salida, California in 1919, originally as a grape supplier, and entered the wine producing business in 1936.
This series was pre-ordered in September 2019