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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.
40' Despatch Stock Car
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-520 00 000   Undecorated
  • Color may vary from photo
  $18.90 retail ea. • $15.12
#520 00 000

  • Doors
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
  • Unpainted Body
Baltimore & Ohio
#MTL-520 00 201   Baltimore & Ohio
  • Released April 2016
  $22.90 retail ea. • $18.32
#520 00 201

#B&O 11110
#520 00 202

#B&O 11116
These 40' despatch stock cars are Iron SesquiOxide with white lettering and run on Arch Bar trucks. Built in 1915 as part of series 11000-11449 they helped B&O provide safer, more efficient transportation of all manner of livestock.
Western Pacific
#MTL-520 00 221   Western Pacific
  • Released March 2017
  $22.90 retail ea. • $18.32
#520 00 221

#WP 75894
#520 00 222

#WP 76031
These 40' despatch stock cars are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Beginning in 1927, Western Pacific began to convert approximately four hundred 1916 era 40' boxcars into single-deck stock cars. Many cars from this rebuild program continued to serve in a MOW capacity even into the 1970s.
Northern Pacific
#MTL-520 00 231   Northern Pacific
  • Released May 2017
  $22.90 retail ea. • $18.32
#520 00 231

#520 00 232

These 40' despatch stock cars are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. This 81750 81999 series stock car was heavily used across the Midwest and Northern states in the early part of the 20th century. As livestock demand continued into the 1960s, NP eventually modernized many of their old wood stock cars allowing them to serve into the 1970s.
Chicago & North Western • C&NW
#MTL-520 00 241   C&NW
  • Released December 2018
  $27.60 retail ea. • $22.08
#520 00 241

#CNW 14303
#520 00 242

#CNW 14307
These 40 despatch stock cars are yellow and green with yellow lettering and run on Andrews trucks. Rebuilt in the mid-1950s at the Council Bluffs shop, these single deck stock cars were sold to United States Railway Equipment and then leased back to CNW for use across the Midwest.
Swift Live Stock Express
#MTL-520 00 261   Swift Live Stock
  • Released October 2018
  $22.90 retail ea. • $18.32
#520 00 261

#S.L.S.X. 72221
#520 00 262

#S.L.S.X. 72243
These 40' despatch stock cars are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Swift & Company was founded in 1875 by Gustavus Swift in Chicago, IL, and soon acquired the majority interest in a large Texas stockyard. In order to move cattle and processed meats, Swift pioneered several technologies including upgrades to stock cars and the refrigerated boxcar.
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