Brown Coal Dust Car (Märklin 1775)

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Exhibit

Brown Coal Dust Car (Märklin 1775)

Platform Truck, Märklin 1775 (MarklinCat 1936).jpg (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 32
Märklin Model Railways (display)
Shelf 1
1930s


A gauge 0 "Braunkohlenstaubwagen" (brown coal dust wagon) made by Märklin between 1933 and 1942, catalogue number 1775.

The wagon has a brown flatbed, black access ladders, brown brakeman's cabin, and two striking aluminium-finish taper-topped cylindrical containers, each prominently lettered "MÄRKLIN" in black.

Märklin Braunkohlenstaubwagen (brown coal dust car), detail

1936 catalogue info:

1775 Platform Truck

with 2 reservoirs for transporting brown-coal dust. Truck finished in brown, reservoirs aluminium-coloured.

  • 1775/0 Gauge 0: length 1 1/4 in.
  • 1775/1 Gauge I: length 10 1/2 in.
1936: Märklin 1775 Platform Truck with Coal-Dust Containers

References and links

  • Christian Väterlein and Botho G. Wagner, Märklin Eisenbahnen (Battenberg Verlag Augsburg, 1996), p. 260, ISBN 389441233X