New 2019 UP Scheme 24 “HLMX Ex-UP H-100-17”
- Product: Bethlehem 3600 cuft Quad Hopper
- Scale: HO Scale 1:87.1
- Truck: Tangent 100-Ton N-11 Roller Bearing
- Wheels: 36″ Metal Wheels
“HLMX Ex-UP H-100-17″” is another all-new scheme for this Tangent model. Helm Financial Corporation acquired a portion of the H-100-17 fleet starting in 2007. The model features a weathered black paint job with fresh black patches and yellow conspicuity stripes. Available in 2 accurate numbers for 2019!
These distinctive 100 ton quad hoppers match the Union Pacific specification and were built by Bethlehem Steel in the 1970s. Our UP replicas represent more than 6,900 “quad” hoppers, UP’s largest fleet of coal hoppers in company history.
One prototype reference photo is in the grid of model/prototype photos below.