HO RTR 40' Pfaudler Milk Car, CV #545

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Separately applied brake wheel
  • Factory installed wire grab irons
  • Metal stirrup steps
  • Separately applied door closure rods
  • Molded plastic underframe with separately applied brake cylinder
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Screw mounted trucks
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Minimum radius: 18”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

In the 1920’s, the Pfaudler Company and General American Car Company manufactured hundreds of wood sheathed, insulated milk cars. Designed as bulk milk carriers, the cars were built around two 6,000 gallon glass lined tanks and a brine cooling system designed to keep the milk at a constant 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Riding on passenger car trucks, these unique cars were often painted Pullman green to match the passenger cars of the era. The special purpose Pfaudler Cars hauled bulk milk shipments well into the 1950’s.

Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1920s+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO RTR 40' Pfaudler Milk Car, CV #545

[ATH84575]

$23.78

$27.98

Out of Stock

This product is discontinued.