NARC - HO Scale - NSC 5092 Cu Ft - 50ft Boxcar - British Columbia Railway (BCIT) (Dark Green with White Lettering/ Light Green Sliding Door Dogwood Logo) 12 road numbers available in 2 different 6 car sets (A and B) - Version 5 (SKU 11-34001004)
Available On: December 1, 2021
First Delivered 1972
THE NATIONAL STEEL CAR 5092 CU. FT. COMBINATION DOOR BOXCARS
The Pacific Great Eastern/British Columbia Railway received 1,785 of these boxcars from National Steel Car between 1971 and 1973, making them the most numerous boxcar on the railway. They were seen all across Canada and the United States in lumber service.
From 1989 they were rebuilt for pulp service and many have continued in service with CN since 2004.
North American Railcar Corporation will produce models representing the cars built in 1971 and 1972, and those rebuilt for pulp service by the railway.
Applicable series - BCIT 40400-40784 (built 9=10/72)
Roofs: Equipped with NSC 15-panel riveted Bow-Tie design.
Ends: Equipped with Type 2 ends.
Doors: Equipped with YSD 6-foot auxiliary plug door and YSD 8-foot 6/6/6 sliding main door with lift handle.
Plug Door Stops: Equipped with large plug door stops.
Hand Brakes: Equipped with a Universal hand brake housing and detailed hand brake wheel.
Trucks: Equipped with 70-ton Barber S-2 trucks with free rolling 33" machined wheels.
Detail Differences Car
Side sill un-notched
Crank arm no
Door YSD 6/6/6 with forks
Door stops small
Set A - Nos. 1-6 Car
Set B - Nos. 7-12
For more information on the NSC 5092 cf Combo Door Box Car,
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Photo courtesy of Earl Minnis