HO RTR 85' Flat, WP #8805

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Detailed trailer hitches for Trailer On Flat Car (TOFC) Service
  • Container mounting brakets for use with Athearn 20’ or 40’ containers for Container On Flat Car (COFC) service
  • Factory installed wire grab irons
  • New metal underframe for correct rail height and optimum performance
  • 70-ton trucks with 33” machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Newly designed swing mount coupler boxes
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Weighted for trouble-free operation
  • Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Window packaging for easy viewing
  • Fully assembled
  • Minimum radius: 22”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

The 85’ flatcar was introduced in the 1960’s to accommodate the latest 40’ trailers that were just being introduced on the nation’s highways. The 85’ all-purpose flatcar was capable of carrying highway trailers, intermodal containers, or a combination of the two. These versatile cars became the de facto standard for intermodal service during this era.

Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1960s+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No