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North American Car Corp. 50-foot boxcar from Athearn

By | August 8, 2022

N scale model available in September 2023

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North American Car Corp. 50-foot boxcar

Scale: N (1:160)

Price: $31.99

Era: Mid-1960s through 1970s+ (varies depending on paint scheme)

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

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North American Car Corp. 50-foot boxcar

North American Car Corp. 50-foot boxcar features:

  • Etched metal stirrup steps
  • Detailed, molded underframe
  • Pullman-Standard or Superior plug doors
  • Pullman-Standard or Stanray (Superior) roof as appropriate
  • 70-ton trucks
  • 33” metal wheels
  • Body mounted McHenry couplers
  • Minimum radius: 9-3⁄4”

Release date: September 2023

Road names: Delaware & Hudson (yellow with blue lettering), Alumax (Boxcar Red with white lettering), Central of New Jersey (yellow with black lettering), Dresser Magcobar (orange and white), Hamm’s (blue with white and red billboard logo), and Penguin Ginger Ale (fictional scheme, green and white with penguin logo). Three road numbers each.

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