HO Scale: Evans 5277 Boxcar - Laurinburg & Southern 'GATX'
A Plate C for your IPD.
Empowered by its acquisition of United States Railway Equipment (USRE,) Evans-USRE built boxcars became the company standard during the IPD boxcar boom of the 1970s. With modern upgrades such as box-corrugated, non-terminating ends, Stanray X-panel overhanging roof, and riveted car sides near the end posts, the Evans 5277 is a classic boxcar of riveted car sides near the end posts, the Evans 5277 is a classic boxcar of the IPD era.
A hallmark of the 1970s boxcar boom, ExactRail is the first-ever to tool the Evans 5277 plate C boxcar! Faithful to the prototype, ExactRail Evans 5277 is dressed with authentic features and precision details. Complete with NRUC herald plates on appropriate box cars, wire form details, nailable steel floor, fully detailed draft boxes, ExactRail recreates one of the most common prototypes never offered in model form.
Recreate the diversity of the prototype with one of the most common boxcars of the modern era, innovate your rolling stock with ExactRail's Evolution Series Evans 5277 boxcar.
Laurinburg & Southern 'GATX' - '2016 Repaint' Paint Scheme:
In the mid 2010s, GATX purchased the boxcar fleet from General Electric Rail Services. Many of these boxcars have been many different owners over their life and are now being repainted and shopped. The boxcar fleets are receiving reporting marks such as WRWK & BKTY. The miscellaneous 5277 cubic foot boxcars are getting the LRS reporting marks as is on our offering.
- Precision micro-tooled
- Extraordinarily accurate artwork
- Razor sharp printing
- ExactRail's exclusive 70-ton Trucks
- Kadee #58 couplers
- CNC-machined 33" metal wheel sets
- PRODUCT TYPE: Boxcar
- COUPLER TYPE: Kadee #58
- TRUCK TYPE: 70-Ton Barber S-2
- WHEELS: 33"
- ERA: 2016 to Today
- REGION: North America
- MINIMUM RADIUS: 22"