HO 50' PC&F Box/8'&8' YSD Plug Door, SP #291983

Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Separate wireform grab irons, etched metal coupler platforms, and/or etched metal roofwalk
  • Full underframe detail: air brake reservoir, control valve, and brake cylinder with plumbing and brake rod details
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Separately applied wire grab irons where applicable
  • Trucks with animated rotating bearing caps
  • Coupler lift bars, trainline hoses, brake hoses, and hardware
  • Body-mounted, McHenry® scale double-shelf knuckle couplers
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
  • Highly detailed, injection-molded body
  • Minimum radius: 18” — Recommended radius: 22”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

Starting in the 1960’s, insulated boxcars started to become common on most railroads. This type of car was useful for hauling canned goods or other commodities that needed to be protected from temperature extremes. The model depicted by this Athearn Genesis car was built by Pacific Car & Foundry and features different side panel construction and door types per prototype. The cars also feature a detailed cushion underframe and full brake rigging.

Specifications

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