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Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and we must now note that these ARE NOT TOYS, AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF 14. These products are Model Railroad Equipment and Accessories intended for use by adults.
50' 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
Undecorated
#MTL-505 00 000   Undecorated
  • Actual color may vary from photo
  $16.45 retail ea. • $13.16
#505 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Unpainted Body
  • Sliding Single Doors
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Illinois Central
#MTL-505 00 020   Illinois Central
  • Released August 2013
  $24.60 retail ea. • $19.68
#505 00 020

#IC 523090
Painted orange with the black and white ‘split I’ logo; built July 1953 on Bettendorf trucks. The Illinois Central Railroad was chartered in 1851 to build a railroad from Cairo, IL, to Galena, IL. In 1972 the Illinois Central merged with the parallel Gulf Mobile & Ohio to form Illinois Central Gulf. By 1990 the road was a trimmed and rationalized Chicago-to-Gulf railroad; it was returned to individual shareholders and operational management. The name Illinois Central Railroad was restored.
Chicago & Northwestern
#MTL-505 00 231   C&NW
  • Released September 2008
  $19.65 retail ea. • $15.72
#505 00 231

#51456
#505 00 232

#51772
Painted box car red with large, white “Route of the “400” and “The Streamliners” and white lettering. Built May 1957 by Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Company; on Bettendorf trucks. The well known “Ball and Bell” emblem of the C&NW first appeared in 1885. During the 1940s it initiated the famous “400”s, named so because in 1935, C&NW had an advertisement that said: “From Chicago to Twin Cities (Minneapolis, St. Paul), Not more than 400 miles, Not more than 400 Minutes!!!”, make the 400 a well-known C&NW trademark.
New York Central
#MTL-505 00 280   New York Central
  • Released June 2012
  $29.60 retail ea. • $23.68
#505 00 280

#NYC 176144
This 50’ standard box car with single door is painted black with green sides and runs on black roller bearing trucks. It was originally built by the Despatch Shops at East Rochester, New York in 1941 as part of a 11000 car fleet, this car was serviced in April of 1959 and repainted in this scheme of Century green sides with black ends and roof, and white lettering. The large white, black and red ‘cigar band’ logo decorates the left side.
State of Maine
#MTL-505 00 321   State of Maine
  • Released March 2015
  $29.95 retail ea.
#505 00 321

#BAR 10027
#505 00 322

#BAR 10038
Built in 1957 these 50’ standard box cars with single doors are part of series 10000 - 10349. They were delivered in the highly recognizable red, white and blue “State of Maine Products” paint scheme with Bettendorf trucks. Bangor & Aroostook served northern Maine industry throughout the 20th century.
Western Pacific
#MTL-505 00 341   Western Pacific
  • Released August 2015
  $24.95 retail ea. • $19.96
#505 00 341

#WP 36010
#505 00 342

#WP 36015
These 50’ standard box cars with single door are painted mineral red with silver lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1955 as part of series 36001-36025 this car was an unequipped, general service car.
Northern Pacific
#MTL-505 00 351   Northern Pacific
  • Released October 2016
  $26.90 retail ea. • $21.52
#505 00 351

#NP 31500
#505 00 352

#NP 31526
These 50’ standard box cars with single door are brown with white lettering and run on Roller Bearing trucks. During the late 1960s, many cars on the Northern Pacific roster were rebuilt or replaced to increase load capacities. Originally, these 50-ton cars sported a red, white and blue scheme employed in general merchandise service. By 1969, they had been upgraded to 55-ton cars, downgraded from merchandise service, and repainted into the all-brown yin-yang scheme.
Pennsylvania Railroad
#MTL-505 00 361   Pennsylvania
  • Released June 2017
  $24.80 retail ea. • $19.84
#505 00 361

#PRR 83030
#505 00 362

#PRR 83052
These 50’ standard box cars with single door are tuscan red with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1958, these box cars were the first to carry the new “Shadow Keystone” scheme. They were equipped with specialized racks to secure auto parts such as radiators, axels, and engines.
Kansas City Southern
#MTL-505 00 371   KCS
  • Released July 2017
  $26.90 retail ea. • $21.52
#505 00 371

#KCS 400
#505 00 372

#KCS 402
These 50’ standard box cars with single doors are black with white lettering and red and yellow band and run on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in October of 1941 and originally numbered into series 25100-25288, four cars were eventually converted into express box cars in 1948 and numbered into the series 400-403. They were equipped with special racks for loading Chevrolet front axles.
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