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Walthers Mainline 1187 - HO 40ft AAR Modernized 1948 Boxcar - Erie Lackawanna #73125

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Walthers Mainline 1187 - HO 40ft AAR Modernized 1948 Boxcar - Erie Lackawanna #73125
Erie Lackawanna #73125

Add authentic equipment to operations from the 1960s to 1980s with WalthersMainline 40ft Association of American Railroads (AAR) 40ft Modernized 1948 Boxcars. Built by the thousands after WWII, most had lots of life left in them when new safety standards were adopted in the mid-1960s to eliminate most freight car running boards. Many roads opted for inexpensive upgrades to bring the cars into compliance, installing short ladders on the A end, while retaining the longer ladder, high brake wheel and a single roof-mounted grab iron on the B end. Running into the 1980s in regular service, some were later reassigned to maintenance-of-way work.

Features of these HO models include:
•Fits 1960s to 1980s operations
•Based on cars rebuilt to comply with updated safety standards featuring:
•No running board or mounts on roof
•Tall ladders at B (brake wheel) end
•Short ladders at A end
•Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
•Improved Dreadnaught 4-4 end with rectangular top rib
•Diagonal panel roof
•6ft Youngstown doors
•10-panel riveted sides
•10ft 6in Interior height
•Ajax hand brake wheel
•Bettendorf trucks
•Correct 33in turned-metal wheelsets
•Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers
Details
SKU 910-1187
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Road Name: Erie Lackawanna
Price: CA$29.99
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