The Bachmann HO Silver 40' Dome Tank Car Transcontinental Oil Company models a standard railroad industry three dome tank car. Tank cars have been common on North American railroads since the 19th Century, and are very common on railroads to this day. Products as diverse as kerosene, chemicals, vegetable oil, petroleum, liquid petroleum gas, and many others have all been hauled in railroad tank cars. This product is part of Bachmann's Silver Series product line.
Transcontinental Oil Company: Founded in 1919, Transcontinental grew into an important oil refiner and gasoline brand until its 1930 purchase by Ohio Oil Company. Transcontinental's "Marathon" brand name became the name of Ohio Oil. Marathon is now a leading US oil company.
Recommended for Ages 14 and Up