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Atlas American Car & Foundry 50-foot Precision Design boxcar

By | July 20, 2022

Master Line HO scale model to be released in second quarter of 2023

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American Car & Foundry 50-foot Precision Design boxcar

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $42.95 (undecorated, $34.95)

Era: 1972 to present (varies depending on paint scheme)

Manufacturer: Atlas Model Railroad Co., 378 Florence Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205, 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Master Line Union Pacific American Car & Foundry 50-foot Precision Design boxcar no. 553245.

American Car & Foundry 50-foot Precision Design boxcar features:

  • 70-ton roller-bearing trucks
  • Accumate couplers
  • Die-cast metal underframe
  • Positionable doors
  • Separate brake system

Release date: Scheduled for release in second quarter 2023

New paint schemes: Union Pacific (brown and white and blue Rock Island patchout [latter in one road number]) and Conrail (brown and white with “can opener” herald and PCA reporting marks) and. New numbers: BNSF Ry. (brown with circle-cross herald), Canadian National (brown and white with website but no herald), Chicago & North Western (yellow and black), Montana Rail Link (blue, white, and red), and Rock Island (brown and white). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated.

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