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Escanaba & Lake Superior 50' PS 5277 Box Car #101691


Product Manufacturer: Athearn
Manufacturer Model: ATH2067
Store Item Number: ATH2067
Quantity In Stock: 1

Escanaba & Lake Superior 50' PS 5277 Box Car #101691

  • Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Packed in a jewel box for great display and storage opportunities
  • Razor sharp painting and printing
  • Screw mounted trucks for accurate tracking
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Minimum radius: 9 3/4”

 

PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE:

  • Duplicated look and feel of “In Service”equipment; “Tattered and Torn” just like the real thing
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side 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. Pullman Standard (PS) 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’ PS 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.

 

Specifications

  • PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: Pullman Standard
  • BODY STYLE: Body Mounted McHenry Scale Knuckle
  • ERA: 1970s+
  • Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
  • Is Assembly Required: No

 

Made In: China

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train > Rolling Stock > Freight Car > boxcar
Scale: N
Reporting Marks: ELS 101691
Railroad:
Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad

Found In Catalog: August 2019
Assembly: fully assembled
Age Group: adult
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