Atlas Railroad HO 40' AAR Postwar Box, Undecorated
Spurred by the postwar business boom and in an effort to replace worn out equipment, North American railroads built large numbers of 40-foot box cars to the AAR standard designs beginning in 1945. Prototypes were built with different combinations of roof styles, ends and doors.
- State-of-the-art, highly-detailed tooling
- Add-on details include ladders, grab irons, etc.
- Four different end styles: 4/4, Early and Late Improved Dreadnaught or "Dartnot"
- Two different roofs: straight or diagonal panel
- Three different door openings: 6 ft, 7 ft and 8 ft
- Superior or Youngstown doors
- Seven- or eight-rung ladders
- Free rolling trucks with blackened metal wheelsets
- Carefully researched prototypical paint schemes
This product is expected to arrive on Thursday, September 6 2018.