Downs Model Railroad Co. Tank Cars

Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-222
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:American Car & Foundry (ACFX)
Road Number:72596
Product Type:Kit
"ECC America". Also available with road numbers 14068 and 72514.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TK-100
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:American Car & Foundry (ACFX)
Road Number:77591
Product Type:Kit
The kit consists of a PVC pipe with metal castings. The body is pre-drilled. Decorated with "Corn Sweeteners".
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-314
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Road Number:18003
Product Type:Kit
Also available with these road numbers: 18011, 18012, 18018. The kit consists of a PVC pipe with metal castings. The body is pre-drilled.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-207
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Road Number:78314
Product Type:Kit
Also available with these road numbers: 78315, 78329.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-454
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:98420
Product Type:Kit
Also available with road numbers 98421, 98426, and 98427. If the manufacturer's number has an "H" behind it, it is the hi-rail version, otherwise it is the scale version.
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-608
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Baker's Chocolate
Road Number:31058
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Kit
The scale version is TC-708.
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:BASF (GATX)
Road Number:71004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Ken thinks that these may have originally come with hi-rail wheels.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-615
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Domino Sugar (ASRX)
Road Number:1724
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also available with road numbers 1709 and 1738.
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model owned by Michael McConnell
photo © Michael McConnell
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-613
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Dupont (DUPX)
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
TC-713 was the scale version. White and black car.
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-607
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Dupont (DUPX)
Road Number:9913
Prototype Era:1962
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
TC-707 was the scale version. Also available with road numbers 9923 and 9948. Uses ACE trucks.
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model owned by Michael McConnell
photo © Michael McConnell
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-459
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:E.B.A.X.
Product Type:Kit
"Ethyl Corporation".
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-601
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:General American (GATX)
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Kit
White and blue paint scheme. New Jersey Zinc Co. TC-701 was the scale version.
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TT-400
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:General American (GATX)
Road Number:10439
Product Type:Kit
Tank Train 'A' end. Also available with road number 10438. Also released as part #TT-402 Tank Train 'B' end, with two road numbers available: 10444, 10448. These included a piece of tubing for interconnect. It is presumed that part #TT-401 would be the "middle" car.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-612
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:General American (GATX)
Road Number:30910
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Firestone". TC-712 was the scale version (shown in the photo). Also available with road numbers 30902, 30912, and 30915.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-600
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:General American (GATX)
Road Number:82845
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Kit
New Jersey Zinc Co. TC-700 was the scale version.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-610
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Koppers (KPCX)
Road Number:3000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
TC-710 was the scale version (shown in the photo). Also available with road numbers 3016 and 3033.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:National Lead Co (ACFX)
Road Number:90836
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The model shown in the photo has Ace hi-rail wheels and dummy couplers on it.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-609
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Pennsylvania Salt Mfg. (TELX)
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Kit
Yellow and black car. The scale version is TC-709.
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-606
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Shippers Car Line (SHPX)
Road Number:5877
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Hooker". Also available with road numbers 5867 (TCS-706) and 5899.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-451
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Sunkist (SKTC)
Road Number:91102
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Sunkist". Also available with road numbers 91103 and 91105.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-457
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Sunoco (ACFX)
Product Type:Kit
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-463
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Texaco
Road Number:3281
Product Type:Kit
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Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Union Tank Lines (UTLX)
Product Type:Kit
Modern frameless design with stub center sills.
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model owned by Bob Werre
photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Union Tank Lines (UTLX)
Road Number:66641
Product Type:Kit
"Staley".
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model owned by Jace Kahn
photo © Jace Kahn
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-223
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Union Tank Lines (UTLX)
Road Number:79287
Product Type:Kit
"Colfax Shortening & Oils". Also available with road number 78289.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:Downs Model Railroad Co.
Manufacturer ID:TC-602
Category:Tank Cars
Road Name:Wyandotte Chemicals (SHPX)
Model Introduced:1997
Product Type:Kit
Blue body, yellow lettering. TC-702 was the scale version.
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