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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' Double 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-506 00 000   Undecorated
  • Color may vary from photo
  $17.15 retail ea. • $13.72
#506 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Doors
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
  • Unpainted Body
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-506 00 191   Santa Fe
  • Released September 2015
  $26.70 retail ea. • $21.36
#506 00 191

#4398
#506 00 192

#4308
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are gray with light gray lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1941 as part of series 4300-4399, it was repainted in 1964 to this scheme and was still in use into the 1970’s.
Western Pacific
#MTL-506 00 231   Western Pacific
  • Released June 2008
  $22.75 retail ea. • $18.20
#506 00 231

#WP 3004
#506 00 232

#WP 3008
• WP 50’ standard box cars with double sliding doors
• Micro Trains Line Trucks
• MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Western Pacific
#MTL-506 00 231   Western Pacific
  • Released January 2018
  $27.40 retail ea. • $21.92
#506 00 231

#WP 3003
#506 00 232

#WP 3006
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are brown with aluminum lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. They were built in 1954, and belonged to series 3001-3010, and were equipped with Evans DF belt rails and Crossmember Type Loaders and were used for general service.
Conrail
#MTL-506 00 251   Conrail
  • Released May 2011
  $28.70 retail ea. • $22.96
#506 00 251

#173300
#506 00 252

#173347
These 40’ standard box cars with double doors and jet engine container loads are painted brown with white logos and lettering. They were built in May 1957, serviced in July 1976, and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. The Consolidated Rail Corporation, commonly known as Conrail (reporting mark CR), was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeast U.S. between 1976 and 1999. The federal government created it to take over the profitable lines of bankrupt carriers.
Canadian National
#MTL-506 00 281   Canadian National
  • Released March 2014
  $26.20 retail ea. • $20.96
#506 00 281

#CN 551009
#506 00 282

#CN 551050
Painted brown with white ‘Wet Noodle’ logo and lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Originally built by Canadian Car & Foundry (CCF) in October and November of 1957 and numbered into series 598000-598499 auto boxcars. They were converted into general boxcars beginning in 1965 after no longer being required as auto boxcars and renumbered into series 551000-551230. Our car has a service date of October 1975.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-506 00 321   Southern Pacific
  • Released April 2016
  $26.70 retail ea. • $21.36
#506 00 321

#SP 210036
#506 00 322

#SP 210256
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are painted brown with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1954 as part of series 209548-210547, these cars were designed to carry auto parts to manufacturing plants feeding the explosive demand for new vehicles during the mid 1950s. They were eventually re-designated B-50-18 and transferred to general freight carrying everything from food to wood products.
Baltimore & Ohio
#MTL-506 00 331   Baltimore & Ohio
  • Released May 2016
  $25.70 retail ea. • $20.56
#506 00 331

#B&O 289247
#506 00 332

#B&O 289250
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are painted Iron Sesqui-Oxide with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1957 as part of series 289175-289251, these cars were modified to be used with belt loaders by their Washington, Indiana shops in the early 1960s.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-506 00 341   ATSF
  • Released August 2016
  $24.90 retail ea. • $19.92
#506 00 341

#ATSF 4166
#506 00 342

#ATSF 4179
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are green with gold lettering and run on Roller Bearing trucks. The work horse of any passenger car train are the head end cars, and ATSF and others found standard boxcars converted for high speed service more than adequate for the job of hauling express freight.
New York Central
#MTL-506 00 351   NYC
  • Released November 2017
  $25.90 retail ea. • $20.72
#506 00 351

#NYC 71790
#506 00 352

#NYC 71818
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are green with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built at DSI in 1952, this 71500-71999 series NYC box car had a load limit of 91,000 lbs, and continued to serve well into the 1970s Penn Central Era.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#MTL-506 00 361   Chesapeake & Ohio
  • Released January 2018
  $24.90 retail ea. • $19.92
#506 00 361

#C&O 27875
#506 00 362

#C&O 27899
These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are black with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1920s and refurbished in Saginaw, Michigan in 1963, this C&O double door boxcar belonged to series 27750-27999.
Canadian National
#MTL-506 00 371   Canadian National
  • Released July 2018
  $25.90 retail ea. • $20.72
#506 00 371

#CN 598035
#506 00 372

#CN 598412
These 50’ standard box car with double doors are brown with white lettering and maple leaf logo and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in November 1957 for Canadian National and assigned to auto parts service, they were re-assigned to general service and had their specialized loading racks removed.
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