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Athearn - Item No. ATH-1728
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N PS-2 2893 3-Bay Covered Hopper, SP #401877

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Separetely applied round roof hatches, brake wheel and walkway

Separetely applied outlets and detailed braces

Body-mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Separately applied round roof haches, brake wheel, and walkway
  • Seperately applied outlets and detailed braces
  • Body-mounted McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular types of track
  • Minimum radius: 11”

PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE:

  • Duplicated look and feel of “In Service” equipment
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust

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

Manufacturer #
660132934163
Sub Brand
ATHEARN
Minimum Radius
11" (279 mm)
Reporting Mark
SP
Coupler Style
McHenry Scale Knuckle
Era
1971-1990
Full Road Name
Southern Pacific
Scale
N
Lighted
No
Sound
No
Axles
4