Athearn 172447 N PS-2 2600 Covered Hopper - Chicago North Western #95846

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SKU
172447
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Scale N
Number 172447
Manufacturer Athearn

PROTOTYPE AND BACKGROUND INFO:
The PS-2 2600 cu ft covered hopper first entered service in the 1960s.
The car was popular for cement and sand service and could still be found
in use well into the 2000s. The most common service was cement and
sand. Occassionally used as buffer cars in instances were a bulk load
was not protected by a bulkhead, for example an uprotected lumber load
on flat car would require a buffer car between the load and the caboose or
locomotive.

MODEL FEATURES:
• Flush or overhanging roof per prototype
• Etched metal roofwalks
• Factory installed wire roofwalk grab irons
• McHenry® knuckle spring couplers installed
• Weighted for optimum performance
• Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
• Minimum radius: 9 ¾”

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Item # 172447
Preorder Yes
Scale N
Roadnumber May Vary No
Rolling Stock Hoppers
Road Name Chicago North Western - CNW - CMO
Catalog Athearn Sept 2022