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

  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
  • Unpainted Body
Trona Chemicals
#MTL-507 00 460   Trona Chemicals
  • Released January 2011
  $29.85 retail ea. • $23.88
#507 00 460

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.
CP Rail
#MTL-507 00 480   CP Rail
  • Released July 2011
  $26.90 retail ea.
#507 00 480

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 / 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.
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
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.
#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.
Western Pacific
#MTL-507 00 661   Western Pacific
  • Released September 2017
  $25.70 retail ea. • $20.56
#507 00 661

#WP 55901
#507 00 662

#WP 55906
These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are brown with silver feather and lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Western Pacific was a Class I railroad in the United States and was formed in 1903 to attempt to break up the near-monopoly held by Southern Pacific in the California region.
Merry Christmas 2019
#MTL-507 00 670   Merry Christmas '19
  • Released October 2019
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#507 00 670
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is red with Bettendorf trucks. Micro-Mouse poses for a ‘selfie’ shot, and the family has succumb to the modern influence of technology as they enjoy ‘time together’ on the couch.
Merry Christmas 2020
#MTL-507 00 680   Merry Christmas '20
  • Released October 2020
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#507 00 680
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is dark blue with decorated sides and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. With lights hung and Christmas day near, Micro-Mouse and the family load up the car with gifts and the Christmas cheese-tree and head to Grandmother’s house. After a long winter drive they arrive at Grandmother’s warm, cozy home for the holiday.
Micro-Mouse Valentines Day 2021
#MTL-507 00 690   Valentines Day
  • Released February 2021
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#507 00 690
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is maroon with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Looking dapper in his sweater and scarf, Micro-Mouse gives us a play on words, but we see on the other side of the car that he is enjoying his hobby as he wishes all of us a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Micro-Mouse Halloween 2021
#MTL-507 00 700   Halloween
  • Released September 2021
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#507 00 700
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is orange with decorated sides and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Micro-Mouse and family are dressed up in train-themed costumes for fun on Halloween night. They will visit nearby houses in the micro-neighborhood for mouse treats and goodies, a long-time tradition for the furry family.
Merry Christmas 2021
#MTL-507 00 710   Merry Christmas '21
  • Released October 2021
  $27.95 retail ea. • $22.36
#507 00 710
Micro-Mouse has stars in his eyes after he opened his favorite present. A two-bay PS2 covered hopper in N Scale made by the elves at Micro-Trains. Merry Christmas!
Micro-Mouse Independence Day 2022
#MTL-507 00 720   Independence Day
  • Released June 2022
  $28.95 retail ea. • $23.16
#507 00 720
Micro-Mouse and family show their national patriotism and gratitude for their freedom, surrounded by 4th of July festivities and a backdrop of Old Glory.
Micro-Mouse Halloween 2023
#MTL-507 00 730   Halloween 2023
  • Released MID-September 2023
  $28.95 retail ea. • $23.16
#507 00 730
Micro-Mouse has finally gone off the rails and, inspired by the spooky spirit of Halloween, conceives of a monstrous new hobby. As his creation comes to life through the wattage delivered by the pantograph, he declares maniacally: "IT'S ALIVE!"
Micro-Mouse Christmas 2023
#MTL-507 00 740   Christmas 2023
  • Released November 2023
  $28.95 retail ea. • $23.16
#507 00 740
'Twas a Micro-Trains Christmas and all through the house… Not a creature was stirring except two Micro-Mice... Micro-Mouse struggles with his overly large haul of presents as his son quietly spies and learns the truth about Santa Claus: Parents make the magic of Christmas.
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