Walthers Cornerstone
Piggyback Ramps -- Kit

Walthers Cornerstone
Piggyback Ramps -- Kit

$34.98
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Scale
  • Walthers Part # 933-4048
    p. 158 2019 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

Piggyback Ramps like those in this easy-to-build Walthers Cornerstone HO Scale kit are used across the continent for loading and unloading trailers and other vehicles from flatcars. From the 1950s into the 1980s piggyback trailers were driven onto flatcars at yards and terminals. While this "circus-style" loading has since fallen out of favor for trailer loading, many loading ramps are still in place for special loads. They are also found at team tracks where cargo was lifted with a gantry crane. The Piggyback Ramps kit includes four ramps including a wood platform-ramp combination, a small clerk's office, overhead crane and a power pole. The Piggyback Ramps kit is one of a wide variety of Cornerstone HO Scale railroad structures.
  • Molded in three colors and clear plastic
  • Builds typical 1950s-1960s era trailer loading-unloading facility
  • Realistic detail for freight yards and terminals
  • Use with WalthersMainline(R) piggyback flatcars (sold separately)
  • Single and double-wide Circus-style trailer ramps
  • Concrete and wood trackside loading Ramps
  • Terminal office building
  • Overhead gantry crane
  • Wood fence and power pole
  • Decal signs
Finished models measure: Office: 1-3/4 X 2-1/2" 4.4 x 6.3cm Wood Platform: 5-1/2 x 2" 13.9 x 5cm Wood Ramp: 2-3/8 x 2" 6 x 5cm Crane: 6 x 2" 15 x 5cm Narrow Concrete Ramp: 5-5/8 x 1-7/16 14.2 x 3.6cm Wide Concrete Ramp: 5-5/8 x 3-5/8" 14.2 x 9.2 Small Concrete Ramp 3-1/4 x 1-1/4" 8.2 x 3.1cm
 
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