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HO FMC 5327 12' Plug Door Box, CPR #224197

Item No. ATH18676
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HO FMC 5327 12' Plug Door Box, CPR #224197

Item No. ATH18676
$39.99
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Next Shipment February 2024
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Product Details

MODEL FEATURES:

  • All new tooling with accurate dimensions
  • Photo-etched cross-over platform
  • Separately applied grab irons, end ladders and brake wheel
  • 33” machined metal wheels with RP25 contours
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Body-mounted McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • All models are representative of prototypical paint schemes
  • Minimum radius: 18”

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:

It was the mid 1970s, and the incentive per diem box car boom was just beginning. New, brightly painted box cars seemed to appear overnight. Many were lettered for various short lines. FMC (Food Machinery Corporation) was a significant builder of many of these cars. The 50’ outside post, non-terminating end box car, became the foundation for new per diem cars built in the 1970s. The 50’ FMC cars also varied in door configuration and style to better suit each customer. These models can still be seen today in the modern railroading scene.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer # 797534186767
Reporting Mark CP
Sub Brand ATHEARN
Coupler Style McHenry Scale Knuckle
Era 2010-Present Day
Scale HO