Product Gallery: Archbar Trucks

Manufacturer:ACE Model Railroad Equipment
Manufacturer ID:1420
Category:Archbar
Gauge:Standard-gauge
36" wheels.
Manufacturer:ACE Model Railroad Equipment
Manufacturer ID:1421
Category:Archbar
Gauge:Standard-gauge
33" wheels. Heavier trucks that appeared under larger truss-rod cars and early steel-underframe cars. In 2011 these were available through Iron Rail Models, but that company is now on hiatus.
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photo © Roger Nulton
Manufacturer:ACE Model Railroad Equipment
Manufacturer ID:4033
Category:Archbar
Gauge:Standard-gauge
33" wheels.
Manufacturer:ACE Model Railroad Equipment
Manufacturer ID:4036
Category:Archbar
Gauge:Standard-gauge
36" wheels.
Manufacturer:Kemtron
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Equalized light trucks ideal for older, lighter truss-rod cars.
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photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:Midgage Models
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Supplemental:product documentation
Brass sideframes, plastic bolster. Wheel center: 5'-3". 33" wheels. The supplemental link is the assembly instructions for the truck kit.
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photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Miniature Machine
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Standard-gauge
The semi-circular sprue is still attached. The model actually has individual tiny springs.
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photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:Models by Roger Schenck
Manufacturer ID:RS-016
Category:Archbar
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gauge:Sn3
N-C-O, 5'.
Manufacturer:Models by Roger Schenck
Manufacturer ID:RS-018
Category:Archbar
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gauge:Sn3
N-C-O, 5', flat-bottom.
Manufacturer:Omnicon
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Leaf-spring tender truck, which can be used for cabooses as well. 33" wheels.
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photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK02
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Westside Lumber Co.
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
3'7"-wheelbase. 3-spring. Freight.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK03
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
Thielsen-type.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK06
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
3'7"-wheelbase. Available in black or brown.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK09
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'8"-wheelbase. For short reefers.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK12
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'8"-wheelbase. Used on UTLX tank cars and some flat cars.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK13
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
20-ton. 4'-wheelbase. Available in two shades of red.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK14
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'-wheelbase. For 6300-series flat cars.
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photo © (P-B-L stock photo)
Manufacturer:P-B-L (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:TK15
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
For 6200-series flat cars.
Manufacturer:Pennsy S Models (click for web site)
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Modeled after the PRR 2D-F1.
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photo © (Pennsy S Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3302
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Gauge:Sn3
3'7" wheelbase.
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3303
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Gauge:Sn3
4'8" wheelbase.
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3323
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Gauge:Sn3
Thielsen. 4'6" wheelbase.
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3329
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Gauge:Sn3
4'0" wheelbase.
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3361
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Florence & Cripple Creek
Gauge:Sn3
Manufacturer:Rio Grande Models
Manufacturer ID:3363
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Colorado & Southern
Gauge:Sn3
4'0" wheelbase.
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02071
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Based on the PRR 2D-F1. Scale wheels. Also available as SHS 02072 with hi-rail wheels. (webmaster's comment: I believe these were the Pennsy S Models' brass trucks with supplemental parts to make it fit SHS wheels.)
Manufacturer:Stewart Locomotive Works
Manufacturer ID:SNP-1
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Year Introduced:1991
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gauge:Sn3
3'7" wheelbase. Sprung. Reviewed in the June 1992 issue of 3/16 "S"cale Railroading.
Manufacturer:The Leadville Shops (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:LBS-1
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Sn3
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photo © (The Leadville Shops stock photo)
Manufacturer:The Leadville Shops (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:LBS-22
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Sn3
Proto-64. 4'6".
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photo © (The Leadville Shops stock photo)
Manufacturer:The Leadville Shops (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:LBS-46
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Brass
Gauge:Sn3
4'6"
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photo © (The Leadville Shops stock photo)
Manufacturer:Triangle Scale Models
Manufacturer ID:TSM 207
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Conoco
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'6". For Conoco car.
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photo © (Triangle Scale Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Triangle Scale Models
Manufacturer ID:TSM 208
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Conoco
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
Heavy-duty.
Manufacturer:Triangle Scale Models
Manufacturer ID:TSM 216
Category:Archbar
Road Name:D&RGW
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'8".
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photo © (Triangle Scale Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Triangle Scale Models
Manufacturer ID:TSM 217
Category:Archbar
Road Name:Colorado & Southern
Year Introduced:1985
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Sn3
4'0".
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photo © (Triangle Scale Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:V&T Shops
Manufacturer ID:S-136
Category:Archbar
Year Introduced:1991
Product Type:Pewter
Gauge:Standard-gauge
5' wheelbase. Separate spring planks, bolsters, and working springs. No wheels. Still available from Wiseman Model Services.
Manufacturer:V&T Shops
Manufacturer ID:S-137
Category:Archbar
Year Introduced:1991
Product Type:Pewter
Gauge:Standard-gauge
5'6" wheelbase. 50-ton. Separate spring planks, bolsters, and working springs. No wheels. Still available from Wiseman Model Services. Dick Karnes did a product review of this truck in the October 1992 issue of the 3/16 "S"cale Railroading magazine.
Manufacturer:Wiseman Model Services (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:SARCHBAR
Category:Archbar
Product Type:Kit
Gauge:Standard-gauge
Wheel center: 5'6". 33" wheels. Sprung. White metal.
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photo © Edwin Kirstatter

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