Milwaukee Road 3-dome tanker from Menards

Posted by Bob Keller
on Thursday, March 16, 2017

The no. 279-3046 Milwaukee Road coal hopper is joined by the new Milwaukee Road no. 279-3965 3-dome tank car. The tank car costs $19.99 and the hopper costs $19.99. Both are available in multi-unit packs. The no. 279-3955 6-piece Milwaukee Road 3-dome tank car pack costs $99.94 and the no. 279-3487 Milwaukee Road hopper eight-pack costs $139.92.

Menards has added a Wisconsin favorite, the Milwaukee Road, to its line of three-dome tank cars. I've tossed in the previous Milwaukee Road coal hopper since they are still available. The hopper and tank car are $19.99 each plus shipping, or go to www.menards.com to order and select free shipment to your local menaces store.

The Hopper car came out in 2016 and our ample is just that, a sample. Rest assured your car will have a unique number!

The three-dome design is popular with both postwar and modern operators. It is a familiar shape and comes with die-cast metal wheels and operating couplers.

Looking down you can see plenty of spots to affix a brakeman or maybe a hobo!

I don't know if the Milwaukee put their logo on the ends of tank cars, but it looks pretty sharp on this car!

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