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N PS-2 2893 3-Bay Covered Hopper, SOU #94683

Item No.
Athearn - ATH28344
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MODEL FEATURES:

  • Separately applied round roof hatches
  • Photo-etched metal roof walk
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Separate brake cylinder, valve and air reservoir with Detailed outlets
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Separately applied brake wheel
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Screw mounted trucks
  • Truck mounted McHenry operating knuckle couplers
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Clear plastic jewel box for convenient storage
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Minimum radius: 10”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

  • Pullman-Standard dominated the covered hopper car market beginning in the 1950s, thanks to the design success of their PS-2 series of covered hoppers. Designed to carry bulk commodities, such as grain, cement, salt, potash and other mineral products, these cars roamed the rails of North America for decades, attesting to their utilitarian functionality.

Product Specs

Reporting Mark
SOU
Era
1941-1970, 1971-1990, 1991-2009, 2010-Present Day
Scale
N
Sub Brand
ATHEARN
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