Prototype: Krupp, Inc. type DB P torpedo ladle car (also called "bottle car" in North America), used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). Special car used to transport molten crude iron.
Model: The torpedo and the truck bridge assemblies are constructed of metal. The handrails are finely reproduced. The torpedo ladle can be turned. This model comes weathered. Length over the buffers 39.0 cm / 15-3/8".