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N Scale - Kato USA - 106-0002-3 - Tank Car, Single Dome, Taki 43000 - Archer Daniels Midland - 53692

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N Scale - Kato USA - 106-0002-3 - Tank Car, Single Dome, Taki 43000 - Archer Daniels Midland - 53692


Brand Kato USA
Stock Number 106-0002-3
Manufacturer Kato
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style Kato Tank Car Taki 43000
Prototype Tank Car, Single Dome, Taki 43000 (Details)
Road or Company Name Archer Daniels Midland (Details)
Reporting Marks ADMX
Road or Reporting Number 53692
Paint Color(s) Black
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type Rapido Hook
Wheel Type Nickel-Silver Plated Metal
Wheel Profile Standard
Body Material Plastic
Multipack ID Number 106-0002
Multipack Element 3
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Tank Car
Model Subtype Single Dome
Model Variety 45 Foot
Prototype Region Japan
Prototype Era Era IV: 2nd Gen Diesel (1958 - 1978)
Years Produced 1967
Scale 1/150



Specific Item Information: Japanese prototype with car number, ADMX 53692 Usual high quality Kato product. Part of Starter set

Prototype History:
JNR Taki 43000 (Kokutetsu Taki 43000) is a gasoline-only freight car (tank car) manufactured from 1967. It is a privately owned freight car owned by Japan Oil Terminal or Japan Oil Transportation, and has been incorporated into the Japan National Railway (JNR) initially, and after the privatization of JNR in 1987, it has been registered on the Japan Freight Railway (JR Freight).
This description also applies to the Taki 44000, a dedicated tanker for petroleum products, manufactured simultaneously with the same body structure.

Road Name History:
As the world's population grows, so does demand for quality foods, feed ingredients for livestock, alternative fuels, and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional chemicals. As one of the world's leading agricultural processors, ADM plays a pivotal role in meeting all of these needs.

ADM produces the food ingredients, animal feeds and feed ingredients, biofuels and other products that manufacturers around the world use to provide wholesome food and a better life to millions of people around the globe.

From the ADM Website

Brand/Importer Information:
KATO U.S.A. was established in 1986, with the first U.S. locomotive model (the GP38-2, in N-Scale) released in 1987. Since that time, KATO has come to be known as one of the leading manufacturers of precision railroad products for the modeling community. KATO's parent company, Sekisui Kinzoku Co., Ltd., is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

In addition to producing ready-to-run HO and N scale models that are universally hailed for their high level of detail, craftsmanship and operation, KATO also manufactures UNITRACK. UNITRACK is the finest rail & roadbed modular track system available to modelers today. With the track and roadbed integrated into a single piece, UNITRACK features a nickel-silver rail and a realistic-looking roadbed. Patented UNIJOINERS allow sections to be snapped together quickly and securely, time after time if necessary.

The Kato U.S.A. office and warehouse facility is located in Schaumburg, Illinois, approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago. All research & development of new North American products is performed here, in addition to the sales and distribution of merchandise to a vast network of wholesale representatives and retail dealers. Models requiring service sent in by hobbyists are usually attended to at this location as well. The manufacturing of all KATO products is performed in Japan.

Supporters of KATO should note that there is currently no showroom or operating exhibit of models at the Schaumburg facility. Furthermore, model parts are the only merchandise sold directly to consumers. (Please view the Parts Catalog of this website for more specific information.)

Item created by: Powderman on 2017-12-24 12:45:34. Last edited by gdm on 2019-07-02 14:36:49

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