New paint schemes on the HO Scale Atlas 50′ Postwar Boxcar

April 30, 2015

Atlas will be releasing six new paint schemes on their 50′ Postwar Boxcar as part of their Master Series of model trains. In addition to the new paint schemes the cars will also have one of three different side sill styles – straight, tabbed and fishbelly and 8′ & 9′ Superior or Youngstown doors.

Prototype:

At the end of World War II, railroads ordered large numbers of 50′ AAR boxcars with a standard design that was first widely used in the late 1940s. This design was based on the original 1937 AAR design but was modified in the post-war era to include: improved dreadnaught end and diagonal panel roofs with standard or overhanging design. These 50′ boxcars were a common sight on American railroads well into the 1970s and 1980s.

Each of the cars will be available in 2 numbers per roadname. List $35.95 White Rose Hobbies Price $24.99

To see them and more 50′ Boxcar check out the White Rose Hobbies Website HO Scale 50′ Boxcar Page. They are expected late 2015.  You may contact us to reserve this or any upcoming model.

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HO Scale Tangent Gons are back with 3 New Schemes!

July 16, 2010

Tangent Gons are back! Tangent is re-releasing their 70-ton drop end gondolas. In addition to the origional roads and shemes they have added: Penn Central, DL&W, and a new PRR scheme! Check them out today. We are urging customers to pre-order ASAP so that we can make sure we get the ones you want!

D&LW GonPC Gon

PRR Gon
Click on each car above or HERE to see them all!

PRE-ORDER now! They are expected to be shipping by the end of July!