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Athearn HO scale 60-foot bulkhead flatcar

By | May 5, 2022

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60-foot bulkhead flatcar

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60-foot bulkhead flatcar in HO scale from Athearn.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $39.99 (Primed for Grime, $44.99); three-pack, $99.99 (Primed for Grime, $111.99)

Era: Late 1960s to 1990s (era varies depending on paint scheme)

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

60-foot bulkhead flatcar features:

  • Injection-molded plastic body
  • Separate, factory-applied end details and brake wheel
  • 33” machined metal wheels with RP-25 contour
  • Minimum radius: 18″
  • McHenry scale couplers
  • Available June 2023

Road Names: Oregon, Pacific & Eastern (Primed for Grime yellow); Montana Rail Link (dark blue); Northwestern Oklahoma (Oxide Red); Spokane, Portland & Seattle (black); Southern Pacific (light brown); and Texas, Oklahoma & Eastern (blue). Five road numbers (two single cars and one three-pack) 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 news release May 2022 

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