N PS-2 2893 Covered Hopper,SP/Red Lettering#400805

Detailed Information

ROADNAME SPECIFIC FEATURES

Central of Georgia

  • New road numbers
  • Previous run: December 2010
  • Era: 1957+

Chesapeake & Ohio

  • Paint scheme: For Progress
  • New road numbers
  • Previous run: December 2005
  • Era: 1960+

Grand Trunk Western

  • New road numbers
  • Previous run: June 2006
  • Era: 1974+

Reading

  • New roadname
  • Savings Bond placard "Share in Freedom Join the payroll savings plan"
  • "FOR BULK LIMESTONE ONLY" stencil
  • Era: 1968+

Santa Fe

  • New road numbers
  • Previous run: October 2008
  • Era: 1974+

Southern Pacific

  • Paint scheme: red lettering
  • New road numbers
  • Previous run: June 2006
  • Era: 1955+

PS2 2893 COVERED HOPPER FEATURES

  • Separately applied round roof hatches
  • Photo-etched metal roof walk
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • Separate brake cylinder, valve and air reservoir with brake plumbing
  • Detailed outlets
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Separately applied brake wheel
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Screw mounted trucks
  • Truck mounted McHenry operating knuckle couplers
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Clear plastic jewel box for convenient storage
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Minimum radius: 9 ¾"

PROTOTYPE

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. Designed to carry bulk commodities, such as grain, cement and plastic pellets, these cars roamed the rails of North America for decades, attesting to their utilitarian functionality.

Specifications

Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

N PS-2 2893 Covered Hopper,SP/Red Lettering#400805

[ATH23846]

$19.98

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This product is discontinued.
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