HO Scale: Evans 5277 Boxcar - Sault Ste Marie Bridge Co.
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.
Sault Ste Marie Bridge Co. - '1990's Repaint' Paint Scheme:
Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Company is a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Central. In the early 1990s the WC acquired second hand Evans 5277 Boxcars and painted them in the parent company's classy maroon scheme. Later in their life, these cars were patched under WC subsidiary Wisconsin Chicago Link Ltd. (WCCL).
- 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 ASF 'Ride Control'
- WHEELS: 33"
- ERA: 1990's to 2000's
- REGION: Midwest