Athearn 28040 HO Scale 45' Container Crowley CMCU #1
An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo. Forty-five foot containers such as this model are commonly used in situations where increased capacity is needed. Corrugating the sheet metal used for the sides and roof contributes significantly to the container’s rigidity and stacking strength, just like in corrugated iron or in cardboard boxes. International (ISO) containers have castings with openings for twistlock fasteners at each of the eight corners, to allow gripping the box from above, below, or the side, and they can be stacked up to ten units high for storage.
- Fully assembled
- Easily stackable
- Each container is individually numbered