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The steam-powered 'Brooklyn' Tug was built in 1910 for the New York Dock Company. She was one of many railroad tugs designed to transfer railroad cars from one side of New York Harbor to the other on barges known as car floats. Railroad tugs towed a car float on each side, hence the heavy guards and use of single posts instead of H-bitts. Railroad tugs were characterized by long houses since there was no need for space aft.

Kit features:

  • Vacuum-formed plastic hull

  • Die-cut superstructure parts

  • Laser-cut details

  • Castings

  • Brass railings

  • Length: 39.5 in., Beam: 9.5 in., Scale: 1/32

Dumas Kit #1238

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Brooklyn Tug Boat Kit, 1/32 Scale

Item #: 85676
$409.95

This item is backordered from our supplier. We will ship as soon as it is received. Your credit card will not be charged until shipped. Please Note: For shipments to locations outside the USA, backordered items must be placed on separate orders.

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The steam-powered 'Brooklyn' Tug was built in 1910 for the New York Dock Company. She was one of many railroad tugs designed to transfer railroad cars from one side of New York Harbor to the other on barges known as car floats. Railroad tugs towed a car float on each side, hence the heavy guards and use of single posts instead of H-bitts. Railroad tugs were characterized by long houses since there was no need for space aft.

Kit features:

  • Vacuum-formed plastic hull

  • Die-cut superstructure parts

  • Laser-cut details

  • Castings

  • Brass railings

  • Length: 39.5 in., Beam: 9.5 in., Scale: 1/32

Dumas Kit #1238

Use our web site shopping cart to calculate freight charge for shipments outside 48 contiguous U.S., or call our order line for assistance.