HO RTR PS 4740 Covered Hopper, C&NW/Ex-RI #753809

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Razor sharp painting and printing
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Roller bearing trucks with 36” machined metal wheels and RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”

PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE:

  • Duplicated look and feel of “In Service” equipment; “Tattered and Torn” just like the real thing
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side to the prototype
  • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

Pullman-Standard dominated the covered hopper car market beginning in the 1950s, thanks to the design success of their PS-2 series of covered hoppers. In 1967 the 4740 cubic foot capacity covered hoppers were the successor to the earlier 4427 cubic foot design. PS responded to increasing demand for efficiency by the railroads and shippers alike, carrying more per trip then the earlier covered hoppers. Designed to carry bulk commodities, such as grain, these cars roamed the rails of North America for decades, attesting to their utilitarian functionality. These cars can still be seen today in service.

Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1967+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO RTR PS 4740 Covered Hopper, C&NW/Ex-RI #753809

[ATH15540]

$29.98

Due Late February, 2018

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