On30 Scale Gondola Style Excursion Car - East Broad Top. As the American industrial landscape changed in the early-to-mid-20th century, many commodity-reliant narrow gauge railroads survived by tapping into a new source of revenue - tourism. From the Colorado Rockies to the Appalachian Mountains of Pennsylvania, these small regional railroads shifted from being primarily freight haulers to offering scenic excursions from a vantage point otherwise unseen. To facilitate a more immersive experience without incurring prohibitive costs, open cars with bench seating were constructed on existing freight car frames, providing a thrilling 360-degree view for riders. Today cars such as this are commonplace on most tourist railroads, but it was the endangered narrow gauge railroads with forward-thinking strategies that pioneered this popular style.


Features include: 

  • highly detailed painted bodies with precision graphics
  • scale seating and slatted wood-style flooring
  • separately-applied railings and brake wheel
  • magnetically operated E-Z Mate® Mark II couplers
  • blackened machined metal wheels 
  • O Scale model runs on HO track
  • Model: 26033
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7lbs
  • Scale: On30 Narrow gauge 1:48 - Runs on 16.5mm track

Recommended Age

This Product is Recommended for Ages 14 & Up.