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Athearn HO scale 40-foot Pfaudler milk car

By | June 9, 2022

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40-foot Pfaudler milk car

green HO milk car
40-foot Pfaudler milk car from Athearn.

Scale: HO (1:87)

Price: $36.99

Era: 1920s to 1950s

Manufacturer: Athearn Trains, 2904 Research Rd., Champaign, IL 61822, 800-338-4639,


  • Screw-mounted express-type trucks
  • Machined metal RP-25 contour wheels
  • Body-mounted McHenry couplers
  • Injection-molded plastic body
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Available July 2023

Road names: Chicago & North Western, Alderney Dairy Co., Merkle Dairy Co., Pfaudler, and Reid Ice Cream Corp. Three road numbers per scheme.

Company information: Athearn Trains offers model railroad equipment in N and HO scales. The company is part of Horizon Hobby and is based in Champaign, Ill.

Reproduced from Athearn June 2022 news release

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