Athearn HO RTR 40ft 3-Bay Offset Hopper w/Load W&LE No.2 (4)

$119.99

Description

MODEL FEATURES:
Wire and plastic handrails, stirrup steps, ladders and underbody details
Separately applied brake gear including brake wheel, air reservoir, and brake cylinder
Bettendorf or roller bearing trucks with 33” machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
Painted and printed for realistic decoration
Weighted for trouble-free operation
Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
Window packaging for easy viewing
Fully assembled
Minimum radius: 18”

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:
The development of the hopper car went along with the development of automated handling of such commodities, with automated loading and unloading facilities.

Open hopper cars are used for commodities such as coal, which can suffer exposure with less detrimental effect. Hopper cars have been used by railways worldwide whenever automated cargo handling has been desired.

Specifications
COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1940s+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No