Private Owner Wagons
Over 50 different privately owned wagons from the steam era to add colour and variety in goods trains. Eras 2-3
Bachmann Branchline 33-179B OO Gauge Shaka Salt 10-Ton Covered Salt Wagon Weathered Finish
During the steam era the salt companies operated a fleet of simple, ridge-roofed wagons designed to provide wetaher protection for the products while being transported by rail.
The wagons were based on the RCH 7 or 8 plank open wagon design, usually with cupbaord type doors in place of the coal wagon drop flap door, with extended ends forming an end gable supporting the roof ridge. Due to their specialist service these wagons were not pooled and continued as privately owned wagons into the British Railways period.
This model is finished as a wagon in service with the Shaka Salt company and has a heavily weathered finish, typical of wagons running in the years after WW2 and into the 1950s.
Eras 3-5, 1923-1966.