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NARC - HO Scale - NSC 5092 Cu Ft - 50ft Boxcar - British Columbia Railway (BCOL) (Light Green with White Lettering/ Dogwood Logo) with special graphics for Vancouver Train Expo (SKU 11-34001010-VTE)

Available On: December 1, 2018

First Delivered 1972

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 5400-5599 (built 8=9/72)

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.

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 6/6/6 main sliding door with lift handle, fork pockets and separate tack boards
  • Separate detailed door tracks
  • Detailed large (un-modified) 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
  • Detailed underframe including accurately detailed brake rods, levers, cylinder, reservoir, control valve and release rod
  • New 70-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

 

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$39.98 US