Otter Valley Railroad Model Trains - Aylmer, Ontario Canada :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars :: Athearn RTR HO - 18653 50 ft FMC 5347 Box - Railbox #38509

Athearn RTR HO - 18653 50 ft FMC 5347 Box - Railbox #38509

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Athearn RTR HO - 18653 50 ft FMC 5347 Box - Railbox #38509
Railbox #38509


MODEL FEATURES:
•Fully-assembled and ready to run out of the box
•Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
•Separately applied grab irons, end ladders and brake wheel
•Photoetched cross-over platform
•Painted and printed for realistic decoration
•Weighted for trouble free operation
•33 inches machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
•Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
•Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
•Replacement parts available
•Minimum radius: 18 inches

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 ft outside post, non-terminating end box car, became the foundation for new per diem cars built in the 1970s. The 50 ft 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.
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SKU 140-18653
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Road Name: Railbox
Price: CA$35.99
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