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HO-Scale MTH NYCSHS 50th Anniversary Boxcar

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HO-Scale MTH NYCSHS 50th Anniversary Boxcar

 



MTH # 85-74178/179  Road #s 172020/171853


The New York Central System introduced it's "Pacemaker" freight trains in 1946. Named after the Central's high-speed New York to Chicago "Pacemaker" passenger train the service was aimed at recapturing L.C.L. (Less than Carl Load) traffic. The "Pacemaker" trains featured distinctive specially designed boxcars painted in a red and gray with "Pacemaker" written on the sides in script. The cars were equipped with high speed trucks that used stabilizers and bolsters to reduce incidents of in-transit damage. As "Pacemaker" service expanded the box car fleet grew to 1,000 cars.

The "Pacemaker" fast freights originally operated on an 11 hour schedule from Manhattan to Buffalo / Niagara Falls. Carrying the symbol NB-1 the "Pacemaker" left Manhattan at 7:45 PM and arrived at Buffalo 6:50 AM the following morning.  By 1950 "Pacemaker Service" reached most Mid-Western cities within the Central's service region.

Features:
  • Detailed Durable ABS Body
  • Metal Wheels and Axles (Bettendorf Trucks)
  • Decorative Brake Wheels
  • 1:87 Scale Dimensions
  • (2) #158 Scale Kadee Whisker Couplers
  • Detailed Undercarriage
  • Detailed 4-Wheel Trucks
  • Sliding Car Doors
  • Unit Measures: 6 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8
  • Operates On 18" Radius Curves

  • Road number 171853 for the year (1853) the NYC began and # 172020 for the

    50th Anniversary of the NYCSHS


    You must choose the road number!!



    NOW IN STOCK


    MSRP $30.99  NYCSHS Members Price $24.79.  Shipping is extra and Ohio


    residents must pay 8% Ohio sales tax.


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