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Introduced by Pullman Standard in the mid-1960s, these mini hy-cubes were designed for the carriage of appliances. The height allowed the appliances to be stacked three high in the cars. The cars were considered novel at the time and a number of large rail lines from the West and Midwest acquired small fleets. The paint schemes that were applied to these cars were quite colorful and certainly made the cars stand out in a train of standard height cars. The mini hy-cube craze lasted only a few years as longer and bigger cars were soon developed.

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3-Rail MSRP: $54.95
2-Rail MSRP: $57.95
Estimated Delivery: 4th Quarter 2012

Features:

  • Roller bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps
  • Separately applied ladders, brake wheel and brake line detail
  • True scale dimensions with accurate details
  • Weighted, detailed underframes
  • 2-rail cars feature scale wheels and body-mounted couplers
  • Metal couplers and sprung die-cast trucks
  • Accurate painting and lettering
  • 3-rail trucks pre-drilled for Adjust-A-Coupler™ System (sold separately)
  • Minimum diameter curve: O-31 (3-Rail)
  • Minimum radius curve: 24" (2-Rail)
Item# 3-Rail Description Item# 2-Rail
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car
2001900 Undecorated 2001950
2001901 Northern Pacific (Green/White) 2001951
2001902 Illinois Central (Orange/White/Black) 2001952
2001903 Rio Grande (Brown/White/Black) 2001953
2001904 Santa Fe ('75 Repaint) (Red/White/Black) 2001954
  3rd Run - November 2010  
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car - New Road Numbers!
803 Santa Fe 853
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car - New Paint Schemes !
809 Burlington 859
810 Burlington Northern 860
811 Chicago & North Western 861
  2nd Run - September 2007  
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car - New Road Numbers!
0804 Union Pacific† 0854
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car - New Paint Schemes!
0806 Burlington 0856
0807 Illinois Central Gulf 0857
0808 Milwaukee Road 0858
1st Run
Atlas O Trainman® 40' Hycube Box Car
801A Northern Pacific 851A
802A Rio Grande† 852A
803A Santa Fe 853A
804A Union Pacific† 854A
Two Road Numbers are available per Road Name.
†Union Pacific Licensed Product

 

 

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