HO RTR PS-2 2893 3-Bay Covered Hopper, Monon #4420

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Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Separately applied round roof hatches
  • Photo-etched metal roof walk
  • Factory applied wire grab irons
  • Separate brake cylinder, valve and air reservoir with wire brake plumbing
  • Detailed outlets
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Razor sharp painting and printing
  • 33” solid nickel silver wheels with 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”

PROTOTYPE HISTORY:

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

PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: Pullman Standard
COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1950 - Present
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No