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HO 50' Exterior Post High Cube Plug Door Box Car, SLR #3017

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HO 50' Exterior Post High Cube Plug Door Box Car, SLR #3017

Item No. RND-2084
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PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

Railroad boxcars are perhaps not only the best-recognized pieces of equipment ever put into service but also one of the most identifiable symbols of the industry itself. During the early years of the industry, freight was hauled on simple flatcars or early gondolas. In Upstate New York was the burgeoning Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, the first chartered system in the United States which later became part of the New York Central, came up with the novel idea of covering its gondolas in 1833 since the railroad dealt with snow throughout much of the winter.

The Roundhouse 50’ High Cube, Plug Door box car is based on a common type of box car that began appearing in large numbers in the late 1970s. Such cars required greater overhead clearance to operate safely, but boasted greater cubic capacity that comaprable standard-height cars. These cars commonly haul canned goods, finished rolls of paper, appliances, furniture, and lumber.

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Separate brake wheel
  • Machined wheels with RP25 contours
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Body-mounted McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Fully-assembled and ready to run
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Minimum radius: 18”

Product Specifications

Sub Brand ROUNDHOUSE
Minimum Radius 18
Reporting Mark SLR
Coupler Style McHenry Scale Knuckle
Era 2010-Present Day
Full Road Name St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad
Scale HO
Axles 4