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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' Plug 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
The Smokey Bear ‘Forest Fire Prevention Series’ showcases the fire prevention message
portrayed through colorful posters from the past 60 years.
This series concluded in August 2006.
Smokey Bear Series
#507 00 310   1953 Poster
  • Released March 2006
  $23.70 retail ea. • $18.96
#507 00 310

#SBX 1953 A
#507 00 320   1959 Poster
  • Released April 2006
  $23.70 ea.  ∗$14.22
#507 00 320

#SBX 1959 A
#507 00 330   1953 Poster
  • Released May 2006
  $23.70 retail ea. • $18.96
#507 00 330

#SBX 1953 B
#507 00 340   1980 Poster
  • Released June 2006
  $23.70 retail ea. • $18.96
#507 00 340

#SBX 1980 A
#507 00 350   1983 Poster
  • Released July 2006
  $23.70 ea.  ∗$14.22
#507 00 350

#SBX 1983 A
#507 00 360   1982 Poster
  • Released August 2006
  $23.70 ea.  ∗$14.22
#507 00 360

#SBX 1982 A
Undecorated
#MTL-507 00 000   Undecorated
  • Color may vary from photo
  $15.65 retail ea. • $12.52
#507 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
  • Unpainted Body
Denver & Rio Grande Western
#MTL-507 00 391   D&RGW
  • Released April 2008
  $27.65 retail ea. • $22.12
#507 00 391

#TBA
#507 00 392

#TBA
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Baltimore & Ohio
#MTL-507 00 401   B&O
  • Released April 2009
  $23.95 retail ea. • $19.16
#507 00 401

#B&O 482680
#507 00 402

#B&O 482755
These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are painted dark blue with aluminum roofs and yellow logos and lettering. They were built in March 1967 and run on Roller Bearing trucks. These Class B 74-A cars were assembled for B&O at Dubois, PA, in from Thrall kits. The 38” Capitol Dome logos have been stenciled to the right side of the cars.
Canadian National
#MTL-507 00 411   Canadian National
  • Released May 2009
  $22.20 retail ea.
#507 00 411

#CN 401806
#507 00 412

#CN 401822
These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are painted brown with white “wet noodle” logos and lettering. They were built in January 1987, serviced in March 2003 and run on Roller Bearing trucks. The cars display the English “Canadian National” on the right side of the car, and French “Canadien National” on the left side. A note under the tack board indicates this car was used for paper service.
Merry Christmas 2009
#MTL-507 00 420   Merry Christmas '09
  • Released November 2009
  $24.80 retail ea. • $19.84  ∗$14.88
#507 00 420

#2009
∗Overstock Sale!
      40% off!

Our old friend Micro-Mouse is once again center stage, sledding down the slope on this year’s colorful Christmas Box Car. Never one for the conventional, our daring holiday mouse has converted an old tennis shoe into a slope shredder. The holiday greeting with the Micro-Mouse signature will prove this car to be a holiday classic.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-507 00 441   ATSF
  • Released November 2010
  $24.60 retail ea. • $19.68
#507 00 441

#55326
#507 00 442

#55333
These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are painted brown with white ‘Circle/Cross’ logos and ‘Santa Fe lettering.’ Sides and ends are also in white. They were built in June 1956 by American Car & Foundry, serviced in August 1980, and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. These Class BX-186 cars were originally class RR-58 built in 1956 by AC&F; later they rebuilt by ATSF and renumbered into series 55273-55367.
Trona Chemicals
#MTL-507 00 460   Trona Chemicals
  • Released January 2011
  $29.85 retail ea. • $23.88
#507 00 460

#14019
Painted blue with gray sides with blue, red and white logos. Built by North American Car Corporation of Chicago and leased to Kerr-Mcgee Corporation. Service date of June '68; runs the Midwest on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Founded in 1929 at Ada, Oklahoma, the Kerr-McGee Corporation was an energy company involved in the exploration and production of oil and gas resources. Kerr-McGee acquired American Potash & Chemical Corporation in 1967 and the operation became known as Trona Chemicals, named for the town of Trona.
Northern Pacific
#MTL-507 00 471   Northern Pacific
  • Released July 2011
  $27.80 retail ea. • $22.24
#507 00 471

#97729
#507 00 472

#97732
Painted dark green with yellow stripes, white ‘NP, black red and white herald, and white slogans and dimensional data. Built Oct 1965 on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Boasting the ‘Damage Free’ logo on the doors to protect loads and limit load-shifting, as well as advertising its cushion underframe. Some have been seen through the 80s with chopped ladders and roofwalks removed and this very paint scheme, after having been shopped. The only exception being the galvanized roof.
CP Rail
#MTL-507 00 460   CP Rail
  • Released July 2011
  $26.90 retail ea. • $21.52
#507 00 480

#80060
Painted green with logo, ‘Newsprint Service Only’ shield; lettering all in white. Built in Jan 1965 by Hawker Siddeley Canada Lmtd., Trenton, Nova Scotia, serviced in May 1988; on Roller Bearing trucks. This series was built and delivered to the CP in brown with the CP ‘script’ logo. In July '68 the Multimark symbol with the Action Green became the designated color for the box cars of the newsprint fleet. Twenty years later, the Multimark was dropped and the color scheme remained.
Pennsylvania RR
#MTL-507 00 490   PRR
  • Released July 2011
  $23.80 retail ea. • $19.04
#507 00 480

#21019
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is painted brown with white logo, yellow ‘Insulated’ and ‘DF’ on the door, and white lettering. The Keystone logo is white and black. It was built in December 1959 and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This car was part of a 300-car series generally used for handling food products. The insulation, provision for application of heaters and the use of Evans DF loaders were used to protect product from damage during shipment due to load shift and temperature change.
Merry Christmas 2011
#MTL-507 00 540   Merry Christmas '11
  • Released October 2011
  $22.65 retail ea. • $18.12  ∗$13.59
#507 00 540
 
#2011
∗Overstock Sale!
      40% off!

In celebration of the Christmas holiday Micro-Mouse decided to display some of his artistic talent. Wielding his favorite paintbrush he leaves all of us a special holiday message.
Bah Humbug 2011
#MTL-507 00 550   Bah Humbug '11
  • Released October 2011
  $22.65 retail ea. • $18.12  ∗$13.59
#507 00 540
 
#2011
∗Overstock Sale!
      40% off!

In celebration of the Christmas holiday Micro-Mouse decided to display some of his artistic talent. Wielding his favorite paintbrush he leaves all of us a special holiday message.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-507 00 481   Southern Pacific
  • Released December 2012
  $26.15 retail ea. • $20.92
#507 00 581

#661044
#507 00 582

#661100
This 50’ box car with plug door was built in 1952 by the SP Equipment Company’s Sacramento Shops, these cars were placed into series 109100-110099. Beginning in 1965, 100 cars from this class were re-numbered into series 661001-661100. Cars were last serviced in December 1977.
Pennsylvania / FGE
#MTL-507 00 501   PRR/FGE
  • Released August 2015
  $29.80 retail ea. • $23.84
#507 00 501

#PRR 92869
#507 00 502

#PRR 92875
These 50’ standard box cars with plug door are yellow with black lettering, brown ends and aluminum roof. Built in 1966 as part of series 92861-92880 these bear the PRR rather than FGEX reporting marks due to a labor agreement with the PRR crewman for repair work.
Conrail
#MTL-507 00 590   Conrail
  • Released January 2013
  $22.95 retail ea. • $18.36
#507 00 590

#CR 361098
This 50’ standard box car with plug door was built in 1964 as part of series 360982-361160. It is painted brown with white lettering and Conrail logo. The creation of Conrail is the result of the reorganization of the bankrupt Penn Central by the USRA. Beginning operation on April 1, 1976, it took over the railroad operations of 6 bankrupt eastern railroads: (1) Central of New Jersey, (2) Erie Lackawanna, (3) Lehigh Valley, (4) Reading, (5) Penn Central, and (6) Lehigh & Hudson River.
Western Pacific
#MTL-507 00 601   Western Pacific
  • Released February 2013
  $22.95 retail ea. • $18.36
#507 00 601

#WP 59115
#507 00 602

#WP 59116
These 50’ box cars with plug doors are painted brown with large yellow WP ‘Western Way’ logos as wells as the PC loader logos. They were built in October 1959 by Pullman-Standard and run on Roller Bearing trucks. These PS-1 orders came with slightly wider 8-foot 7-inch plug doors and roller bearing trucks from several manufacturers.
Chicago & Great Western
#MTL-507 00 611   CGW
  • Released July 2013
  $27.75 retail ea. • $22.20
#507 00 611

#CGW 541
507 00 612

#CGW 555
∗Overstock Sale!       $16.65 (40% off) 507 00 612 Only!
These are standard box cars, 50’ in length, painted brown and bearing the Chicago Great Western ‘Lucky Strike’ logo. They were built in August 1963, serviced in September 1967, and run on Bettendorf trucks. All but the first two cars in this series were assigned to the Agent, CGW, St. Paul Minnesota. They were equipped with Keystone Cushion underframes and DF2 equipment from Evans.
Norfolk & Western
#MTL-507 00 620   N&W
  • Released January 2013
  $24.25 retail ea. • $19.40
#507 00 620

#NW 56447
This 50’ standard box car with plug door was built in 1963 by Pullman Standard as part of series 56300-56499. It was serviced and repainted in 1972 with the standard black Norfolk and Western scheme. By August 1979, it had lost its roof walks and full length ladders.
Union Pacific
#MTL-507 00 631   Union Pacific
  • Released March 2016
  $29.30 retail ea. • $23.44
#507 00 631

#UP 499045
#507 00 632

#UP 499059
These 50’ Standard box cars with plug door are painted yellow with aluminum roof and black ends. Built in 1940 at U.P.’s Omaha shop as part of series 499000-499299, they run on Bettendorf trucks. Used to ship shorter distances than mechanical reefers, these cars featured single plug doors to help seal in pre-cooled merchandise.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-507 00 651   Santa Fe
  • Released November 2016
  $26.90 retail ea. • $21.52
#507 00 651

#SFRB 6160
#507 00 652

#SFRB 6172
These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are mineral brown with orange doors and white circle cross herald, and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1955, as part of series 6000-6299, ATSF used these cars for temperature-critical commodities across the West until at least the 1980s.
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