N Scale: Rivet Counter - PS-4785 Covered Hopper - Penn Central


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ScaleTrains N Scale: Rivet Counter - PS-4785 Covered Hopper - Penn Central

Designed from builder drawings and field measurements, the Pullman-Standard 4785cf Covered Hopper is perfect for modelers from the 1960s until today. Since the beginning, these cars have crisscrossed North America running in singles and groups in mixed freight trains. The Rivet Counter series model features different roof hatch, outlet gate, and, and end “cage” support variations per road name and production group.

Penn Central/Gray/PCB
  • Era: 1971-1980s (Best estimate)
  • Series 889749-889948(H54), built 10-71
  • Continuous trough roof hatches
  • Short end vertical supports with shear plates and short center sills
  • Handbrake on short end vertical support
  • Short track gravity outlet gates
Additional Features
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Two different roof hatch options: continuous trough or 3-trough
  • Photo-etched stainless-steel see-through Apex (slotted) walkway with separate grab irons
  • Photo-etched stainless-steel see-through Apex (slotted) end crossover platforms
  • Two different end brace and grab iron variations
  • Two different “end cage” grab iron and support
  • Short track gravity or gravity-pneumatic outlets
  • End shear plates (when applicable)
  • Factory-applied ladders with metal rungs
  • Factory-applied trainline pipe
  • Brake plumbing with separate air reservoir and control valve plus separately applied wireform plumbing
  • Handbrakes mounted to stands, end supports, and/or end shear plate
  • Body-mounted semi-scale standard Type E knuckle couplers
  • Highly-detailed Barber S-2 100-ton trucks with finely rendered raised foundry data
  • 36” machined metal wheels
  • Minimum radius: 9-3/4”
  • Recommended radius: 11”
All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature
  • Fully assembled
  • Factory-applied metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, and trainline hoses
  • Intricate brake plumbing
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Weighted to Industry standards for reliable operation
  • Operates on Code 55 and 70 rail
  • Clear jewel box packaging safely stores model
  • Color matched to existing Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible

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