Kit 1.0 - Acid Tank Car Kits

Our first kits represented ACF Type 27 Acid Tank Cars in both 7,000- and 8,000-gallon versions. HO scale acid tank car models reflecting these prototypes had not been offered before. All versions are now sold out.

Check out this page of extra files to assist in your acid tank car builds.

Kit 1.01 - Shippers Car Line 7,000-gallon acid tank car

These prototypes were built between 1939 and 1942 for several lessees. Decals included data for two car numbers.
   SHPX 7001 - 7003 (built 12-39) General Chemical Company, Inc.
   SHPX 7004 - 7005 (1-40), 7025 - 7037 (11-40) National Aniline & Chemical Co.
   SHPX 7085 - 7094 (10-41) (No Lessee Lettering)
   SHPX 7095 - 7101 (7-42) Consolidated Chemical Industries, Inc.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.


Kit 1.02 - Shippers Car Line 7,000-gallon acid tank car

These prototypes were built in 1945 and lettered for lessee Consolidated Chemical Industries Inc. Decals included data for the following car numbers.
   SHPX 7103 - 7122 (3-45)

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.


Kit 1.03 - Shippers Car Line 8,000-gallon acid tank car

These prototypes were built in 1945 and lettered for lessee Consolidated Chemical Industries Inc. Decals included data for the following car numbers.
   SHPX 7148 - 7191 (3-45)

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

 
 

Kit 1.04 - Consolidated Chemical Industries 7,000-gallon acid tank car

These prototypes were built in 1937 and 1938. Decals included data for the following car numbers.
   CCIX 172, 174 (Built 12-37), 162 - 163 (8-38), 450 - 453 (9-37), 410 - 411 (2-40)

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.


Kit 1.05 - Hooker Chemical 8,000-gallon acid tank car

These prototypes were built in 1937 and 1939. Decals included data for the following car numbers and build dates.
   HOKX 215 (built 10-37), 217 (6-39), 219 (12-39)


ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.

ACF Industries, Hawkins/Wider/Long collection.


Kit 1.06 - DuPont 7,000-gallon acid tank car

This version was a very limited run to celebrate our fifth anniversary! Decals were included for the E. I. DuPont lessee.

SHPX 7063 - 7080 were built in May 1941. Decals included data to letter any car in this series.