ABOVE: Recently added are shown
the NEW counter-weights which actually hold the chutes in place for "DEPLOYED"
position or "STOWED" position. Note that the chains are actually
"gun metal" in color.
Type CR121 - 500 to
1000 ton capacity, concrete w/ conveyor type coal elevator, four working
N Scale kit - 4 Engine Service Coaling Tower, lighted.
KIT CONTENTS: etched brass sheets, brass metal shapes,
gun-metal color chain, Tweezer-fold© tread-grip steps, beads. working
lamps, wire, pins & full color instructions.
Unsupervised metalworking is not recommended for children under the
age of 14 years.
Beautifully etched details that make this a working
model unlike any others. The foundation posts are solid square brass rod,
giving the structure a low center of gravity and plenty of heft. The gates
on the chutes will actually rotate to "open" & "closed"
position by moving the lever. The chute extensions fold up out of the way
when pulled by the realistic looking gun-metal chains. The sheaves use slippery
beads as bearings so that the chains never bind up. There are working 14V
lamps on each side that are hooked up to the AC circuit on most power supplies.
The steps are by far the most exciting achievement for this design: Each
step is easily rotated to a level position by using tweezers and each stairway-set
is logically mounted with the assistance of slots, brackets & tabs.
A design for successful model railroading!