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NARC - HO Scale - NSC 5092 Cu Ft - 50ft Boxcar - BC Rail (BCOL) (Dark Green with White Lettering/ BC Rail Logo with underline) (rebuilt cars with Teams Free Rolling Panel Door and Vents) single car - Version 18 (SKU 11-34001008-single)

Available On: December 1, 2021

First Delivered 1972 / 100000 series car with replacement door and vents for use in Kraft Paper service

Introduction

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 - BCOL 100014-100299 Modified/repainted starting 1989

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.

Model Features:

  • Meticulously researched 
  • Highly detailed roof including rivet detail on the seam caps and along the sides and ends
  • Highly detailed NSC Type 2 end without rivets between the horizontal ribs
  • Un-notched side sill with Type 1 stirrup steps
  • 14-foot door opening 
  • Detailed YSD auxiliary plug door including separate crank rods/rollers and handle
  • Detailed YSD 9-panel replacement main sliding door with separate tack boards
  • Separate crank rod added to the top of the plug door
  • Separate, detailed door tracks
  • Detailed small plug door door stops
  • Detailed Universal hand brake housing and separate brake wheel, plus detailed bell crank
  • Etched metal end cross-over platforms
  • Separate ladder stiles with wire ladder rungs on sides and ends
  • Type 1 vent covers (for baled wood pulp and paper service) along the roof and floor lines
  • Detailed underframe including accurately detailed brake rods, levers, cylinder, reservoir, control valve and release rod
  • NARCorps popular 100-ton Barber S-2 trucks with free rolling CNC-machined metal wheels with realistically contoured faces
  • Accurate paint colors and lettering, including correct graphics and placement as per the prototype
  • Authentic Kadee No. 158 couplers with detailed, semi-scale width coupler boxes
  • Properly weighted to meet NMRA RP-20.1 standards for smooth tracking and superior performance

 

Detail Differences Car

End 2                  
Side sill un-notched            
Crank arm yes                     
Door YSD panel    
Door stops small              
Trucks 70-Ton

Side Vent Type 1

Set A - Nos. 1-6 Car

  • BCOL 100208
  • BCOL 100214
  • BCOL 100220
  • BCOL 100261
  • BCOL 100430
  • BCOL 100442

 

Set B - Nos. 7-12

  • BCOL 100213
  • BCOL 100219
  • BCOL 100230
  • BCOL 100267
  • BCOL 100422
  • BCOL 100448

 

For more information on the NSC 5092 cf Combo Door Box Car,
and other paint schemes available, click on the link below


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Photo courtesy of Mike Nyiri 







$39.98 US