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Athearn HO scale bay-window caboose

By | May 4, 2022

New paint schemes scheduled for release in June 2023

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illustration of a yellow caboose

Bay-window caboose

illustration of a yellow caboose
Bay-window caboose in HO scale from Athearn.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $36.99

Era: 1970s to 1990s (era varies depending on paint scheme)

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

Bay-window caboose features:

  • Separate, factory-installed smokejack and brake wheel
  • End handrails and ladders
  • Clear window glazing
  • Body-mounted McHenry scale couplers
  • Injection-molded plastic body
  • Caboose trucks
  • Available June 2023

Road Names: Chicago & North Western (yellow and green with “Since 1848 Pulling Together” slogan), National Railways of Mexico (yellow and black), Norfolk Southern (red and silver), Rock Island (blue and white), Southern Pacific (brown and orange with “Trailer-Flatcar Service” slogan), Susquehanna (yellow and black), and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow with safety slogan). Two 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 news release May 2022 

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