GATX Pressure Slide Hoppers
HO Scale Resin Kit
Connection, in cooperation with Wright Trak Railroad Models, has released our first ever resin freight car kit, the GATX Pressure Slide
Hoppers. These superior-quality HO scale craftsman kits are prototypically
correct for either the original CB&Q or SAL versions. Order the
version you want to model to get the appropriate instructions.
The kits are designed as an undecorated, one piece cast resin tank body
with two end caps. Stainless steel photo etchings, Athearn® A-3 Ride Control roller
bearing trucks, Kadee® #58 couplers and Hi-Tech Details® brake hoses are
The kits are of the same high quality that has been maintained by
the toolmakers of Wright Trak Railroad Models since 2001.
These cars have only been available previously in brass, most
recently from Railway Classics at $285.00 each. The price of this
awesome kit is only $66.99 an you may order them below.
Here to See the Prototype Information
here to access the CB&Q version kit instructions *
Click here to access the SAL
version kit instructions *
* Requires Adobe Acrobat
Our sincere thanks and kudos to two excellent modelers, Bob Grenier and Bob
Harpe, who built the first two
pilot models shown below.