Bettendorf 50-ton Self Centering Trucks ribbed back wheels "HGC" Two Piece Fully Equalized Trucks 1pr.
The Self-Centering Action trucks self align themselves parallel with the car for easier placement on track.
Mounts with a #2 or 2-56 screw.
The Bettendorf Double Truss Truck was introduced in the 1930's by U.S. railroads and was allowed to be used in interchange service through 1993. The Kadee® #500, #502 & #550 represent 50 ton trucks for 100,000 pound cars.
Truck Features • Self Centering Action - Trucks self align themselves parallel with the car for easier placement on track. • Code 88 (.088) 33" ribbed back wheels • "HGC" Weighs nearly the same as Metal Trucks • Superior Rolling Ability. • Brake Pads • Accurate markings • Incredible detail True to prototype • Non-magnetic Metal Wheels • Highly Flexible Fully Equalized Trucks • Smooth tracking Free rolling Contoured Insulated Axles • RP-25 Free rolling wheels • Patent number 7,434,518 B2