Skip to content

Athearn 24577 N Scale 50' FMC Combo Door Boxcar Railbox (Primed for Grime) ABOX 50026

by Athearn
Save 17%
Original price $22.98
Current price $18.99

Athearn 24577 N Scale 50' FMC Combo Door Boxcar Railbox (Primed for Grime) ABOX 50026

It was the mid 1970s, and the incentive per diem box car boom was just beginning. New, brightly painted box cars seemed to appear overnight. Many were lettered for various short lines. FMC (Food Machinery Corporation) was a significant builder of many of these cars. The 50’ outside post, non-terminating end box car, became the foundation for new per diem cars built in the 1970s. The 50’ FMC cars also varied in door configuration and style to better suit each customer. These cars can still be seen today in the modern railroading scene.

FEATURES:

  • Scale profile brake wheel
  • Roller bearing trucks
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Accurately painted and printed
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Screw mounted trucks
  • Body mounted McHenry knuckle couplers
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Clear plastic jewel box for convenient storage
  • Operates on Code 55 and 80 rail
  • Minimum radius: 9 ¾”

PRIMED FOR GRIME FEATURES:

  • Duplicated look and feel of "In Service" equipment; "Tattered and Torn" just like the real thing
  • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
  • Patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side to the prototype
  • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust