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Update: June 25th, 2017

USRA 70 ton trucks back in stock

"T" Section Bettendorf trucks Arrived

Proto48 truck sale coming July 1st, see * items

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Update: February 14th, 2017

Freight Car Trucks

I want to thank Terry Van Winkle for his CAD designing and his attention to detail that made this truck project possible.To place an order or reserve fill out the form at the bottom of this page. A email will be sent directly to my web site with your purchase information. Please note, all RY Models trucks are Blackened Brass built to prototype width in both p48 and "O" scales.

Fox Solid Pressed Steel Trucks

Proto48 Trucks shown. Photo Courtesy of Terry Van Winkle

Proto48 sold out.     O Scale in stock

O Scale
Price $52.pr
PRR 2D-F12 50 Ton with coilelyptical leaf spring

Proto48 Trucks shown

PRR 2D-F12 50 ton with Coilelyptical Leaf Springs

Featuring Stainless Steel Wheels

O Scale In Stock!   

This 50 ton truck was found under the following PRR cars, X29, X31, X31a, X31b X31c, X31f, X32, X32a, X32b, X32c, X33, X33a, the one of a kind X36 and some X37 cars. Please note that not all the cars of a given class had these trucks. Trucks were commonly replaced with what was available.

O Scale
Price $52.pr
Crown Cast Steel Corporation PRR 2E-F2 trucks

Proto48 Trucks shown

Proto48 In Stock!   

PRR 2E-F2 70 Ton Crown Truck

synonymous with the PRR, but other RR's used them.. On the PRR, classes: G22, G22a, H21, H21a, H21b, H22a, H25, H30, FN, FNa, F25, F25b. During car repair some were replaced with what was available.

"O" reserve
Price $48.pr
Proto48 Scale
Price $48.pr
PRR 2D-F8 50 Ton Planked Trucks

Proto48 Trucks shown

O Scale Reserve     Proto48 sold out

PRR documents have the truck listed on the following PRR classes: FM, GLa, GLb, GLc, GLe, GLf, GLg, GP, GPa, GR, GRa, GS, GSa, GSc, GSd, H22, K7, K8, U6, XL, XLa, XLc, X23, X23a, X23b, X24, X25, X25a, X25b, X25c, X25d, X28a, X29, X29a, X30. Please note that not all the cars of a given class had these trucks. Trucks were commonly replaced with what was available.

O Scale
Price TBD
Sold out Reserve now For next run
Andrews Caboose

Out of Stock, Reserve O Scale

Out of Stock, Reserve Proto 48

This style of caboose truck came onto the scene in the mid teens and were popular through the 40's.

IN STOCK
Arch Bar Caboose

Price $40.pr O Scale fin back wheel

Arch bar trucks were common under freight equipment until they were banned from interchange service in Dec. of 1939.

"T" Section Bettendorf

Price $49.00 O Scale

Sold out. Proto48

The "T" frame bettendorf truck was the first freright car truck to have the journal boxes cast integrally with the side frames.

50 Ton Andrews L Section

Price $40.pr O Scale

July sale price $35.pr Proto48

Andrews trucks were produced from 1910 through the 1930's. A single walled truck, the big selling feature of the Andrews design was that journal boxes from older arch bar trucks could be reused in the new Andrews trucks.

50 Ton Vulcan

July sale $35.pr O Scale

July sale price $35.pr Proto48

Vulcan cast trucks were produced in the 1920's. The re-use of journal boxes from Arch bar trucks was an economical way to upgrade a freight truck and the Vulcan side frame was a commmon choice.

50 Ton USRA Andrews

Price $40.pr O Scale

A stronger sideframe than the earlier "L" section truck. This truck was used under many a freight car from the late teens lasting into the 50's.

70 Ton USRA Andrews

Price $45.pr O Scale

An early era truck built with spring planks, this truck was used under many gondolas, 70 ton flats, and Covered hopper cars from the late teens lasting into the 50's. Note, the 5 spring nest with a center shock absorber.

70 Ton Keystone

Price $40.pr O Scale

Price $40.pr Proto48

These 70-ton pedestal-type side frames are A.S.F.’s “Keystone” design. They are similar to A.S.F.’s Vulcan side frame, but designed so the tension and compression members meet over the journal box.

100 Ton 2F-F2

$42.pr O Scale

Designed in 1922 these 100 ton trucks replaced the original 2E1F1 archbar truck under the PRR F-22 and F-23 flats. They were also used under G22B gondolas and H-27 hoppers. This 100 ton truck featured cast steel intergral journal box side frames and cast steel bolsters. The spring package includes a coil-elyptical spring. The truck had a center of axle dimension of 5'10" and a journal size of 6 1/2" x 12".

50 Ton Bettendorf

Price $40.pr O Scale

July sale price $36.00 pr. Proto48

A.R.A. "U" shaped side frame Bettendorf trucks were produced by several companies. Beginning in the late 20's manufactured into the 40's this was a common plank style truck.

Bettendorf Caboose

Price $42.pr O Scale

Price $42.pr Proto48

Straight from the 40's this was a very common Caboose truck used by many Railroads well into in the 60s'.

National B-1 50 ton

Price $42.pr O Scale

July sale price $35. pr Proto48

The National type B 1 truck was a major advance in freight car truck design when it aoppeared in 1931. Trunnions connecting the bolster and side frames made it self-aligning, so the added weight and complication of a spring plank was eliminated, and long travel springs afforded a better ride than conventional ARA trucks. Service and reduce maintenance cost made this truck popular in the 30's and 40's. The design provided greater strength, more flexibility and less weight. This was the first plankless truck.

Buckeye Barber Stablized 70 ton

Price $42.pr O Scale

Sold Out Proto48

The Buckeye Barber Stablized truck was designed to imporve service and reduce maintenance cost by eliminating unnecessary parts. The design provided greater strength, more flexibility and less weight. It is a plankless truck.

"O" Scale Arch Bar " Sold Out"

Arch bar trucks were common under freight equipment until they were banned from interchange service in Dec. of 1939.

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