HO Scale: Rivet Counter - PS-Trinity Backpacker Well Car - Trailer Train/K-Line - 5 Car Set

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ScaleTrains HO Scale: Rivet Counter - PS-Trinity Backpacker Well Car - Trailer Train/K-Line - 5 Car Set

Introduced in 1986 by longtime builder Pullman-Standard, the “Backpacker” well car is a 5-unit, articulated car featuring 40’ wells. All five wells can handle a 40’, 45’ or 48’ container loaded in the top position, with 53’ containers possible “staggered” in every other well in the top position.

The Backpacker is distinguished from other intermodal cars by its low-profile design. Many continue in service today.

Features:
  • Era: 1987- 2000s
  • Series DTTX 64021-64044, built 8/12-87, class RWG50A, lot 2024A
  • As built with TT/Trailer Train logos and lettering plus red “K” Line logos
  • All-new model
  • Articulated 5-unit well car built by Pullman-Standard (P-S), later Trinity (TRN)
  • Capable of carrying 1 x 40’ or 2 x 20’ containers per well, with up to 48’ long container in top position per well (53’ containers possible in top position, staggered in every other well)
  • Diecast bodies for optimum weight and performance
  • Photo-etched stainless-steel see-through walkways
  • Wire grab irons on side and end sills
  • Durable Celcon corner uprights and vertical grabs
  • Detailed floors and well interior sidewalls
  • Separate Inter-Box Connector (IBC) details included for loading in IBC holder boxes on car deck
  • Durable die-cast metal semi-scale Type E lower shelf couplers
  • Barber S-2 Roller-bearing 70-ton trucks with 33” wheels at ends; Barber S-2 100-ton trucks with 36” wheels at articulation points
  • Rotating bearing caps
  • Multi-piece brake plumbing and rigging detail
  • Packaging holds single 40’ or 2 x 20’ container loaded per well (containers not included)
  • Operator series 40’ Containers available separately
  • Minimum radius: 22”
  • Recommended radius: 26” (required when adding additional brake detail parts supplied)

All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature:

  • Fully-assembled
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Factory-applied metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, and trainline hoses
  • Intricate brake plumbing
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Accurately profiled and machined .110″ tread metal wheels with accurate contours on the face and back of the wheel; tapered metal axles
  • Weighted to Industry standards for reliable operation
  • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Color matched to Tru-Color brand paint whenever possible



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