Industrial Rail Ace Hardware Tank Car

About This Model

The Ace tank car is unusual in the Industrial Rail line up becuase it was given a special stock number, IDM ACE-99, while all other tank cars were numberd within the 6000 series.  This unusual stock number is more in line with custom production runs such as the Napa Valley IDM4226 and HobbyTownUSA HTUSA98. Despite its unusual stock number, the ACE car was catologed on the Industrial Rail website along with the 6000 series tank cars. 

Data Codes Found on This Car

Built 5-99 - This car was manufactureed in May 1999
ICC105A - This is an issulated and pressurized tank car used for materials with high vapor presure
GATC Co. -  This car was manufactured by the General American Tank Car Company of E. Chicago, IN., predesesor to GATX

The Real Ace Hardware Tank Car

There is no prototype for the Ace tank car produced by Industrial Rail. 

Since 1984, Ace Hardware has manufactured their own line of paints at their Chicago, Illinois plant. Royal Paint is the Ace Hardware's premium acrylic exterior paint.


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Box Description:

Tank Car

  • Die Cast Metal Trucks & Wheels
  • Needle Point Axles
  • Detailed Brake Wheels
  • Metal Couplers
  • Injection Molded Bodies
  • Hand Painted Bodies
  • Operating Doors (where applicable)
  • Detailed Underframe

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