N SCALE - "A" Private Owner Non-Air Coal Hoppers LCH type (FIVE HOPPER PACK) SOUTH MAITLAND COAL FEILDS. "GOPHER MODELS" N Scale 003.
SKU: 003 A PO LCH
NEW MODELS FROM GOHPER N SCALE MODELS DESCRIPTION : FIVE PACK COAL HOPPERS OF THE NSWGR LCH, DECAL INCLUDED.
The private owner coal hopper was used in the Newcastle coal fields and beyond for over a century and became synonymous with J and A Brown and the South Maitland Railways Pty Ltd.
They were used to transport coal from the many collieries dotted around Newcastle etc. A typical train length was 28 wagons per loco and they were finally withdrawn from service in 1977.
Private Owner non air coal hoppers pack LCH003