40-foot pulpwood car
Scale: HO (1:87)
Era: 1957+ to 1990s+ (varies depending on paint scheme)
Manufacturer: Athearn Trains, 2904 Research Rd., Champaign, IL 61822, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
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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