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Uncataloged O Gauge Rail King Tank Car Announced

September 29, 2022 - M.T.H. Electric Trains is producing an exclusive RailKing O Gauge Tank Car in Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines livery for M.T.H. Authorized Retailer Holly Beach Train Depot in Wildwood, New Jersey. The car will be a very limited production run and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It's slated to arrive in January 2023.

Order single cars for $59.95 (Cash or Check) or $62.00 (Credit Card) (plus freight) exclusively through M.T.H. Authorized Retailer Holly Beach Train Depot.

Item No. 30-73618 Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines Tank Car
Car No. 5203

ABOUT THE RAILKING TANK CAR

The tank car was relatively uncommon until the 1870s when the nascent petroleum industry ordered large quantities of metal tanks carried on wooden car bodies. By the early 1900s, a standard design had evolved that lasted throughout the steam and early diesel eras: an 8,000-11,000 gallon metal tank perched on a metal flatcar-like underframe.

The one big change during that time was the transition from riveted to welded construction beginning in the late 1930s. Car builders introduced X-ray inspection of welds to ensure safety, as well as giant annealing ovens that could heat-treat assembled tanks to relieve joint stress. Welded tanks were stronger, less susceptible to rust and corrosion, and less likely to rupture in the event of a wreck.

Our model represents a typical all-welded, insulated tank car built in the late 1940s or 1950s. A layer of insulation protected cargos that were sensitive to temperature extremes, and some such cars also had heating coils under their outer layer. Our model also features a safety platform around the dome — insulation and safety platforms being features commonly found on cars used in the chemical industry.

Holly Beach Train Depot
4712 Pacific Avenue
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609-522-2379
www.hollybeachtraindepot.com
hollybeach.trains@verizon.net

M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2023 Premier O Scale Waffle Box Cars in four exciting paint schemes beginning early next year. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in April 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2023 Premier O Scale 33K Gallon Tank Cars in four exciting paint schemes beginning early next year. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in April 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

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