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40' Single Door Boxcar
Prototypical Features:
• Accurate printing and paint schemes you have
    come to expect from Micro-Trains®
• Cast Zinc underframe for detail and durability
• Fine Details
• Truck Mounted Couplers
• Magne-Matic Knuckle Couplers
• Detailed brake wheel applied separately
• Nicely Weighted
• Jewel Case
Pennsylvania Railroad
#MTL-500 00 076   Pennsylvania RR
  • Released June 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 076

#24115
#500 00 077

#25142
These 40’ box cars with Bettendorf trucks were built for Pennsylvania Railroad in the 1940s. Pennsylvania was a large Class 1 railroad formed in 1846 and grew to be a predominant shipper on the east coast until 1968 when it merged with rival New York Central to form Penn Central.
Union Pacific
#MTL-500 00 086   Union Pacific
  • Released June 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 086

#193027
#500 00 087

#193254
These 40’ box cars with Bettendorf trucks were built in 1942 for Union Pacific. The company was founded in 1862 and was part of the first Transcontinental Railroad in the United States. It continues to operate today as one of the largest Class 1 railroads in North America with over 32,000 miles of track.
ATSF
#MTL-500 00 096   ATSF
  • Released June 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 096

#35614
#500 00 097

#35778
These 40' cars with Bettendorf trucks were built in 1952 for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and featured the “Ship and Travel…” slogan on one side. Founded in 1859, Santa Fe was one of the largest railroads in North America up until 1996, when it merged with Burlington Northern to form BNSF.
Southern
#MTL-500 00 106   Southern
  • Released July 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 106

#21056
#500 00 107

#21200
This 40’ Southern Railway car with Bettendorf trucks was built in the 1940s and this paint scheme ran in the 60s and 70s. Southern Railway was a Class 1 railroad that operated over 6,000 miles of track across the southern United States from 1894-1982.
Western Pacific
#MTL-500 00 116   Western Pacific
  • Released July 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 116

#19536
#500 00 117

#19539
This 40’ Southern Railway car with Bettendorf trucks was built in the 1940s and this paint scheme ran in the 60s and 70s. Southern Railway was a Class 1 railroad that operated over 6,000 miles of track across the southern United States from 1894-1982.
New Haven
#MTL-500 00 126   New Haven
  • Released July 2022
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#500 00 126

#36325
#500 00 127

#36194
This 40’ New Haven box car with Bettendorf trucks was built in 1941 and this paint scheme ran throught the 1940s and 50s. New Haven Railroad was founded in 1872 and headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut. Even though it made it through several bankruptcies, the railroad eventually became unprofitable and was rolled into the Penn Central railroad conglomerate in 1968.
Undecorated
#MTL-500 00 000   Undecorated
  • Actual color may vary from photo
  $16.45 retail ea. • $13.16
#500 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Sliding Single Doors
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
New York Central
#MTL-500 00 056   New York Central
  • Released February 2019
  $27.80 retail ea.
#500 00 056

#NYC 87228
#500 00 057

#NYC 87230
These 40' standard box cars with single door are black and green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. As a part of NYC series 87222-87271, this appliance boxcar was specially equipped with SL load restraints. Built in 1956, it was among one of the last 40' box cars built for NYC as railroads moved to larger, higher capacity cars in the 1960s.
Canadian Pacific
#MTL-500 00 881   Canadian Pacific
  • Released December 2015
  $28.60 retail ea. • $22.88
#500 00 881

#CP 29104
#500 00 882

#CP 29110
These 40' standard box cars with single doors are black with maroon sides and gold lettering. Built in 1937 as part of series 29019-29115, they are equipped for passenger train service with stream and signal lines and U-C air brakes and run on Roller Bearing trucks.
Denver & Rio Grande Western
#MTL-500 00 901   D&RGW
  • Released August 2016
  $33.60 retail ea. • $26.88
#500 00 901

#D&RGW 69750
#500 00 902

#D&RGW 69789
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are orange with aluminum band and black lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1959 as part of series 69400-69899, these cars were marked to carry zinc, lead and copper concentrates and later wood chips as the economy and demand for those metals began to diminish.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-500 00 991   Southern Pacific
  • Released August 2017
  $25.60 retail ea. • $20.48
#500 00 991

#SP 606101
#500 00 992

#SP 606106
These 40' standard box cars with single door are brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. These boxcars were marked with the large “Circle-C” logo, denoting they were modified for copper bar service between the mines of Arizona and the smelters of Phelps Dodge in Texas. They had reinforced floors and additional sill straps with plywood linings to secure the heavy loads.
Great Northern Circus Series #1
#MTL-500 00 930   Great Northern
  • Released February 2017
  $25.95 retail ea.
#500 00 930

#GN 18007
Single Door
This 40' standard box car with single door is orange with dark green lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #2
#MTL-501 00 230   Great Northern
  • Released March 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 230

#GN 3486
Double Door
This 40' standard box car with double doors is brown with large white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #3
#MTL-500 00 940   Great Northern
  • Released April 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 940

#GN 19617
Single Door
This 40' standard box car with single door is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #4
#MTL-501 00 240   Great Northern
  • Released May 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 240

#GN 3345
Double Door
This 40' standard box car with double doors is grey with red/orange lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #5
#MTL-501 00 250   Great Northern
  • Released June 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 250

#GN 3484
Double Door
This 40' standard box car with double doors is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #6
#MTL-501 00 260   Great Northern
  • Released July 2017
  $25.95 retail ea
#501 00 260

#GN 3336
Double Door
This 40' standard box car with double doors is green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #7
#MTL-500 00 950   Great Northern
  • Released August 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 950

#GN 18588
Single Door
This 40' standard box car with single door is red with large white herald and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #8
#MTL-500 00 960   Great Northern
  • Released September 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 960

#GN 18748
Single Door
This 40' standard box car is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different and experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars.”
Great Northern Circus Series #9
#MTL-500 00 970   Great Northern
  • Released October 2017
  $25.95 retail ea.
#500 00 970

#GN 19038
Single Door
This 40' standard box car with single door is orange with green lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”
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