1953-era Models by S-Helper Service

Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00021
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Friction bearing trucks. Also produced as SHS #00043 with roller bearing trucks. Both had a gray body color. Some of these may be unpainted, because they were made on special order for a vendor by S-Helper Service, but then the vendor never took delivery of them, so SHS sold them directly.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00029
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:82412
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00009
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:87421
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00044
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Road Number:631542
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00006
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Boston & Maine
Road Number:5541
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00968
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Brach's
Road Number:43468
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Red car. Also produced as SHS #00969 (same road number).
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00971
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Brach's
Road Number:44827
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00970 (road number 44826).
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model owned by Mark Klemens
photo © Mark Klemens
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01143
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Burlington Northern (BN)
Road Number:424703
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced, in 1995, as SHS #00040 (road number 424702), #00083 (road number 424723), #00012 (road number 42471), and, in 2004, #01144 (road number 424798).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00966
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Central Railroad of New Jersey
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00286
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Central Soya
Road Number:153
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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Also produced as SHS #00409 (road number 145).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01145
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chesapeake & Ohio
Road Number:2238
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Chessie System. The S-Helper Service documentation lists SHS #01145 as road number 600800, yet their photo, which is shown here, clearly shows road number 2238. Also produced as SHS #01146 (road number 600899).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chessie System
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00086
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:69473
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00282
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:70104
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
M&StL. Also produced as SHS #00407 (no road number specified).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00039
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:7232
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
CGW
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00038
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:95242
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00035
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (CRIP)
Road Number:507182
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00034 (road number 507102).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00088
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Conrail
Road Number:877353
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00015 (road number 877351).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00037
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:CSXT
Road Number:226062
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00085
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:CSXT
Road Number:226403
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Chessie System.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00028
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:D&RGW
Road Number:18332
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01147
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Delaware & Hudson
Road Number:12046
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Photo shows road number 12046, which is not specifically mentioned in the S-Helper Service's documentation. They do list SHS #01147 (road number 12000) and #01148 (road number 12099).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00036
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Detroit, Toledo & Ironton
Road Number:11186
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00041 (road number 11196). Both of these were the 1996 NASG Convention cars.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Erie Lackawanna
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00089
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Grand Trunk Western
Road Number:111163
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01743
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Illinois Central Gulf
Road Number:701758
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #001742 (road number 701735).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00413
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Jack Frost
Road Number:331
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00283 (road number 311).
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model owned by Mark Klemens
photo © Mark Klemens
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01750
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Kerr-McGee
Road Number:31046
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
N.A.H.X.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01747
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Lancaster & Chester
Road Number:413
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #01746 (road number 401).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00408
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Lehigh & New England
Road Number:18224
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00284 (road number 18104).
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00033
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Lehigh Valley
Road Number:50772
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00030
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Maine Central (MEC)
Road Number:2492
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01748
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Maryland Midland
Road Number:5132
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00082
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Missouri Kansas Texas (MKT)
Road Number:1333
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01149
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:N.A.H.X.
Road Number:31060
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00287
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:N.A.H.X.
Road Number:31067
Prototype Era:1953
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #00288 (road number 31068; see Photo #2).
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Photo #2
model owned by Matt Ward
photo © Matt Ward
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00007
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:573251
Prototype Class:AAR LO
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00080
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:New York, New Haven & Hartford
Road Number:117093
Prototype Class:AAR LO
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Ed drilled out the pulling staples and added S Kadee couplers.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00084
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Penn Central
Road Number:74202
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00090
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Ready Mixed Conc. (RMIX)
Road Number:326
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00016
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:SOO Line
Road Number:69091
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01744
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Road Number:402140
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Also produced as SHS #01745 (road number 401444).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00020
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Trona
Road Number:31053
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Ed added tack boards, S Kadee couplers, and drilled out the pulling staples.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00010
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Wabash
Road Number:30321
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
Ed added tack boards, S Kadee couplers, and drilled out the pulling staples.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00013
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Western Maryland
Road Number:5861
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1994
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00081
Category:Hoppers, PS-2, 2-bay
Road Name:Western Pacific
Road Number:11203
Prototype Era:1953
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)

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