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HO PS-2 2893 3-Bay Covered Hopper, C&O #2063

$54.99
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MODEL FEATURES:

  • Separately applied round roof hatches
  • Photo-etched metal roof walk
  • Factory applied wire grab irons
  • Detailed outlets
  • Separate brake cylinder, valve, and air reservoir with wire brake plumbing
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • 33” solid nickel silver wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Coupler lift bars, trainline hoses, brake hoses, and hardware
  • Body-mounted, McHenry® scale knuckle couplers
  • Full underframe detail: air brake reservoir, control valve, and brake cylinder with plumbing and brake rod details
  • 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”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

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.

Product Specs

Sub Brand
GENESIS
Era
1971-1990, 1991-2009
Coupler Style
McHenry Scale Knuckle
Reporting Mark
CO
Scale
HO