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N 50' FMC 5347 Box, GMRC #701

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Athearn - ATH25471
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MODEL FEATURES:

  • Scale profile brake wheel
  • Roller bearing trucks
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Screw-mounted trucks
  • McHenry® knuckle couplers
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Minimum radius: 9 ¾”

PROTOTYPE HISTORY:

It was the mid-1970s, and the incentive per diem box car boom was just beginning. New, brightly painted box cars seemed to appear overnight. Many were lettered for various short lines. FMC (Food Machinery Corporation) was a significant builder of many of these cars. The 50’ outside post, non-terminating end box car, became the foundation for new per diem cars built in the 1970s. The 50’ FMC cars also varied in door configuration and style to better suit each customer. These models can still be seen today in the modern railroading scene.

Product Specs

Coupler Style
McHenry Scale Knuckle
Era
1941-1970, 1971-1990, 1991-2009, 2010-Present Day
Reporting Mark
GMRC
Sub Brand
ATHEARN
Scale
N