The Schnabel carís unique design allows it to carry extremely heavy or oversized loads, such as generators and transformers for power stations, by making the load an element of the car. The two tapered lifting arms that hold the load resemble a birdís beak, which gave the car its nameóSchnabel is from the German for "carrying-beak-wagon" (Tragschnabelwagen). Schnabel is a funny name for a seriously powerful freight car.
North American Style
27.5" long; performs best on 22" radius curves or greater.