In 1933, Westmoreland Coal sold a portion of their USRA hopper fleet to New York Ontario & Western who was desperate to replace their aging wooden gondolas in anthracite service. The cars were patched and O&W reporting marks applied before they were pressed into service.
These ready-to-run cars Feature:
Die cast slope sheet-hopper bay-center sill assembly
Injection molded plastic sides, ends, and hopper doors
Fully molded brake tank, valve and air lines
Body mounted brake hose detail
Body mounted magnetically operating knuckle couplers
Fox Valley Models metal wheels