N Scale: PS-2 2600 2-Bay Covered Hopper - Rio Grande Chemical

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Athearn: N Scale PS-2 2600 2-Bay Covered Hopper - GNOX

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:

The PS-2 2600 cu ft covered hopper first entered service in the 1960s. The car was popular for cement and sand service and could still be found in use well into the 2000s. The most common service was cement and sand. Occassionally used as buffer cars in instances were a bulk load was not protected by a bulkhead, for example an uprotected lumber load on flat car would require a buffer car between the load and the locomotive.

FEATURES:

  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Etched metal roofwalks
  • Flush or overhanging roof per prototype
  • Factory installed wire roofwalk grab irons
  • Prototype specific details including flush or overhang roof and round or trough hatches
  • Weighted for optimum performance
  • McHenry knuckle spring couplers installed
  • Minimum radius: 9 ¾”

Specifications

  • Coupler Style: McHenry Scale Knuckle
  • Era: 1960 - Present
  • Is Assembly Required: No
  • Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
  • Prototype Manufacturer: Pullman Standard


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