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Athearn HO scale 40-foot pulpwood car

By | June 9, 2022

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blue illustration pulpwood car

40-foot pulpwood car

blue illustration pulpwood car
Athearn HO scale 40-foot pulpwood car.

Scale: HO (1:87)

Price: $24.99

Era: 1957+ to 1990s+ (varies depending on paint scheme)

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

40-foot pulpwood car features:

  • Separate, factory-applied brake wheel
  • 33” machined metal RP-25 contour wheels
  • 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks
  • Body-mounted McHenry couplers
  • Injection-molded plastic body
  • Minimum radius: 15”
  • Available July 2023

Road names: Apache Ry. (blue); Bangor & Aroostook (brown); Central of Georgie (oxide red); Chesapeake & Ohio (black); Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (brown); National Rys. of Mexico (black); Southern Ry. (brown); and Southern Pacific (brown).

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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