HO Scale: 50' NACC Boxcar - D&RGW

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Athearn HO Scale NACC Boxcar - Denver & Rio Grande

PROTOTYPE INFORMATION:

The 1960s was a period of development that would set the course of railroading as we see it today. The North American Car Corporation designed and built a 50' outside post, insulated, plug door box car which proved to be a vision of developments to come. Several railroads rostered this car with most of them either purchased by or leased to private shippers. The NACC cars were frequently decorated in complex, colorful paint schemes. When the NACC cars were built, general leasing, billboard paint schemes and modern freight handling techniques were still at least a decade in the future.

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Three road numbers
  • Applied metal grab irons and etched end platforms
  • Pullman Standard or Superior plug doors
  • Pullman Standard or Stanray (Superior) roof (to match prototype)
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Ready-To-Roll 70 ton trucks
  • Machined 33" metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body mounted McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Minimum radius: 18"


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