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From the chassis, it looks like a Weaver car. Weaver plastic or die cast trucks should work fine. Scale City Designs sells Intermountain 33-inch metal wheelsets that fit those trucks perfectly and are appropriate for that car. I'm not a big fan of plastic wheels.

The Atlas trucks are designed around their rolling stock which has a different bolster and sit higher on other rolling stock (and a bit high on theirs as well).

MTH got hold of the Weaver Die Cast truck tooling and sells the trucks now, but I think that's only with Hi-Rail wheels and the Intermountain wheels don't fit in them properly.

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