SSW Cotton Belt “Gray Repaint 1976” 4180 GATC Airslide
- Product: GATC 4180 Airslide Covered Hopper
- Scale: HO Scale 1:87.1
- Truck: Tangent 100-Ton N-11 Roller Bearing
- Wheels: CNC-Machined 36″ Wheels
SSW Cotton Belt “Gray Repaint 1976” represents another car for 1970s railroading. Beautifully rendered “Cotton Belt” bold lettering and all the little detail lettering you expect. Look closely – this is the Cotton Belt’s second order of 4180 Airslides from 1965, with the high-mounted power brake and correct SSW H-100-13 car class exactly where you would expect to find them. These St. Louis Southwestern cars are available in 2 road numbers.
One prototype reference photo is in the grid of model/prototype photos below.