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Athearn RTR 63786 L&N Louisville & Nashville PS-2 2600 cf Covered Hopper #201519 HO

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MSRP: $49.99
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SKU:
ATH63786
Weight:
3.00 LBS
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Detailed Information

MODEL FEATURES: 

  • Flush or overhanging roof per prototype
  • Highly detailed end cages and etched end platforms
  • Minimum radius: 18” 
  • Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
  • Highly detailed, injection-molded body
  • Body-mounted, McHenry® scale double-shelf knuckle couplers
  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track

PROTOTYPE HISTORY:

  • The PS-2 2600 cu ft covered hopper first entered service in the 1960s. The car was popular for cement and sand service and could still be found in use well into the 2000s. The most common service was cement and sand. Occassionaly used as buffer cars in instances were a bulk load was not protected by a bulkhead, for example an unprotected lumber load on flat car would require a buffer car between the load and the locomotive.

Specifications

COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No
 
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