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Athearn 5186 - 36' Wooden Boxcar Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) 75595 - N Scale

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Athearn 5186 - 36' Wooden Boxcar  Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) 75595 - N Scale
Athearn 5186 - 36' Wooden Boxcar  Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) 75595 - N Scale
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MODEL FEATURES: Fully assembled and ready to operate Separately applied brake wheel and roof walk Molded truss rods with turnbuckles Molded plastic underframe with brake cylinder Screw mounted trucks for accurate tracking Body mounted magnetically operated knuckle couplers Minimum radius: 9¾” PROTOTYPE HISTORY: Railroad boxcars are perhaps not only the best-recognized pieces of equipment ever put into service but also one of the most identifiable symbols of the industry itself. During the early years of the industry freight was hauled on simple flatcars or early gondolas. In Upstate New York was the burgeoning Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, the first chartered system in the United States which later became part of the New York Central, came up with the novel idea of covering its gondolas in 1833 since the railroad dealt with snow throughout much of the winter. The car’s development continued to improve over the years such as switching from basic wood construction with steel outside-bracing, within the same size specifications; 40 feet, a standard size employed by the American Association of Railroads (AAR). What made boxcars great, at least in the eyes of the railroads, was, their ability to haul about anything! Railroads thrive on redundancy to maximize efficiency. Specifications COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Is Assembly Required: No Athearn N Scale 36' Wooden Boxcar Road Name: Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Road Number: 75595 Photo may not show actual road number. Please see description above for the road number.


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