Full Throttle Z FT1064 ACF 51' Cylindrical Hopper Set #1, Zagnut (2-Pack)

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Full Throttle Z FT1064 ACF 51' Cylindrical Hopper Set #1, Zagnut (2-Pack)
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Includes road numbers 18352 and 18355

After WWII, USA Railroads were increasingly called upon to haul new and unique "modern" products over long distances. In response, American Car and Foundry (ACF) designed a tank-type "Center-Flow" covered hopper car. Here was a "Freight Car for the Future," ready to transport sugar, cement, sand, salt, fertilizers, many types of grains, coke, starch, feeds, chemicals and plastics!

In the 1930s the D.L. Clark Co. confectionery, famous for their very popular "Clark Bar", introduced the off-beat candy bar named "ZAGNUT." Composed of a cocoa imbued peanut brittle center, covered with toasted coconut, it gave the mouth a "fuzzy" sensation when chewed! Unique in having no melt-able chocolate involved, the candy bar, now produced by the Hershey Co., has had a resurgence with U.S. troops in arid climates like Iraq and Afghanistan! At home, it has a very niche market.
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