HO 40' Express Box, B&O #1604

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Double Youngstown doors
  • Separately applied brake wheel and roof walk
  • Screw-mounted express-type trucks
  • Appropriate trucks with 33” machined metal wheels with RP25 contours
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Body-mounted McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Minimum radius: 18”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

During the heyday of passenger service, mail & express traffic was a viable part of the railroad business. These 40’ double door boxcars, equipped with high-speed trucks, represent prototype cars assigned to this service. They are decorated to match our recent release of 60’ arch roof passenger cars.

Specifications

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