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HO RTR PS-2 2600 Covered Hopper, N&W #170732

Item No. ATH63793
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HO RTR PS-2 2600 Covered Hopper, N&W #170732

Item No. ATH63793
$49.99
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Next Shipment May 2022
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Product Details

Features

  • Flush or overhanging roof per prototype
  • Highly detailed end cages and etched end platforms
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
  • Highly detailed, injection-molded body
  • Body-mounted, McHenry® scale double-shelf knuckle couplers
  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track

Overview

The PS-2 2600 cu ft covered hopper first entered service in the 1960s. The car was popular for cement and sand service and could still be found in use well into the 2000s. The most common service was cement and sand. Occassionaly used as buffer cars in instances were a bulk load was not protected by a bulkhead, for example an unprotected lumber load on flat car would require a buffer car between the load and the locomotive.