Walthers #933-2944 Gateman's Tower
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* Use in any Downtown Scene * Similar Buildings in Many Cities * Sized to Fit Most Layouts * Fit Popular Eras * Authentic American Buildings * Detailed Plastic Parts * Easy to Build * Illustrated Instructions * Produced Especially for Walthers 75th Anniversary * Great Accessories for the Hiawatha Build a realistic city scene on any layout with these authentic structures! Inspired by actual buildings that served the Milwaukee Road in its namesake city, these HO Scale kits capture the look of the prototypes in a size that fits most layouts. Gateman's Towers Kept Motorists Safe At Busy Crossings Grade crossings are some of the most common scenes on layouts, so this tower is ideal for your steam- or diesel-era grade crossings. The Gateman's Tower is based on Milwaukee Road steam-era structures that lasted well into the 1970s. These eight-sided towers housed employees who watched for oncoming trains and manually operated pneumatic crossing gates and bells at busy street crossings. The structure includes a tool shed and storage bin, and each kit has parts for two complete sets of structures. The HO kit is the first structure in the Twin Cities Hiawatha series, and we offer it in N Scale too. Similar towers were used on several other railroads, so it will look at home on any layout.
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