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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' Flat Car
Prototypical Features:
• Accurate printing and paint schemes you have
    come to expect from Micro-Trains®
• Cast Zinc body for detail and durability
• Fine Details
• Truck Mounted Couplers
• Magne-Matic Knuckle Couplers
• Detailed brake wheel applied separately
• Nicely Weighted
• Jewel Case
#MTL-525 00 000   Undecorated
  • Unpainted Cast Metal
  $12.30 retail ea.
#525 00 000

  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
  • Unpainted Cast Metal Body
Denver & Rio Grande Western
#MTL-525 00 141   D&RGW
  • Released September 2008
  $17.90 retail ea.
#525 00 141

#525 00 142


#525 00 141   with Boiler Load
#525 00 142   with Tank Load
These box car red 40’ flat cars with white “RIO GRANDE” speed lettering and white stenciling were built by American Car & Foundry in March 1956. They run on black Bettendorf trucks. With a capacity of 100,000, and load limit of 115,800 they are typical examples of general purpose flat cars with simple decks and minimal amount of load securing equipment.
Union Pacific
#MTL-525 00 161   UP
  • Released May 2013
  $20.65 retail ea.
#525 00 161

#525 00 162


#525 00 161   with Load
#525 00 162   with Load
These flat cars with lumber loads are painted UP Synthetic Red with white herald and lettering. They were built in 1951 at the UP Shops in Denver, CO. They ran from 1951 through the 1970s on Bettendorf trucks. Union Pacific constructed the F-50-15 flatcars by purchasing underframe castings from General Steel Castings in Granite City, IL. According to the 1966 ORER, by April 1975 only 364 cars of the series 51000-51500 remained in service.
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