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1. 8000 Gallon Tank Car [ 6188 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
2. AAR 70 Ton 9-Panel Open Hopper [ 5739 ]
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
3. N ACF 3560 Covered Hopper [ 5674 ]
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
4. ACF 3560 Covered Hopper [ 5664 ]
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
5. 70-Ton Hopper [ 4722 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
6. 40' PS-1 6' Door Box Car [ 3908 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
7. GA 3500 CF Dry-Flo Hopper [ 3751 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
8. Paired Window Coach [ 3740 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
9. 50' Plug Door Box Car [ 3738 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
10. Cattle Car [ 3474 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Airfix
11. Russel Snow Plow [ 3138 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
12. 50' SIECO Pulpwood Flat Car [ 2898 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
13. 45' Container [ 2638 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
14. N Trinity 17,600-gal Tank Car [ 2198 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
15. Evans 52'6 Gondola [ 2085 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
16. N DIFCO Dump Car [ 2070 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
17. Trinity 17,600 Gal Tank Car [ 2003 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
18. Thrall 4750 Covered Hopper [ 1972 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
19. Schwerer Plattformwagen SSyms [ 1956 ]
by: Carlos Martin  |  Vendor: Sabre Model
20. BR Standard Restaurant 1st Car [ 783 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kitmaster
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36' Wood Refrigerator Car (O Scale (N)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released this O scale (1/48) MASTER 36' WOOD REFRIGERATOR CAR, a highly detailed model of the car that was a mainstay in the meatpacking industry during the steam era.   >> READ MORE

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GA 50' RBL Box Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/rsPicture.aspx?id=747447-n-50-ga-rbl-box-car.aspx   >> READ MORE

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BR Standard Restaurant 1st Car (OO Gauge)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kitmaster
ROSEBUD KITMASTER kitted a dozen passenger cars including BRITISH STANDARD RESTAURANT 1ST in OO. This is the more prevalent maroon model although a green one was issued, too. This model can be built into a good looking model and makes a worthy addition to your collection.   >> READ MORE

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Thrall 4750 Covered Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS offers an HO scale THRALL 4750 COVERED HOPPER as part of their TRAINMAN range. Fred Boucher [JPTRR] examines one in Burlington Northern livery.   >> READ MORE

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45' Container (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
45' CONTAINER from ATLAS comes three in a pack. Part of their Master Line of models, this HO sample is decorated for shipping company ONE numbers 702508, 702621, and 702730.   >> READ MORE

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N Trinity 17,600-gal Tank Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Fred Boucher [JPTRR] examines the ATLAS HO 17,600 TRINITY CORN SYRUP TANK CAR. This model is part of the acclaimed MASTER LINE.   >> READ MORE

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Trinity 17,600 Gal Tank Car (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Fred Boucher [JPTRR] examines the ATLAS HO 17,600 TRINITY CORN SYRUP TANK CAR. This model is part of the acclaimed MASTER LINE.   >> READ MORE

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Schwerer Plattformwagen SSyms (1:35)
by: Carlos Martin  |  Vendor: Sabre Model
Carlos Martin builds and reviews the new SSyms from Sabre, a German wagon used to carry heavy tanks.   >> READ MORE

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Evans 52'6 Gondola (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' HO EVANS 52' GONDOLA is part of their TRAINMAN range. This gondola is decorated as GE RAILCAR SERVICES #41284.   >> READ MORE

IN NON-REVENUE
N DIFCO Dump Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released an N scale DIFCO SIDE DUMP CAR. We will examine one painted as NORFOLK & WESTERN #514271.   >> READ MORE

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Cattle Car (OO Gauge)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Airfix
Fifty-nine years ago AIRFIX announced their entry into model railroading. CATTLE WAGON was the fifth model of 11 in their Series 1. This OO kit is impressive even today.   >> READ MORE

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Russel Snow Plow (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released an N scale RUSSEL SNOW PLOW. This one is decorated for the New York Central.   >> READ MORE

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50' SIECO Pulpwood Flat Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
50' SIECO PULPWOOD FLAT CARS are available from ATLAS in N scale. We will examine this new model, released earlier this year.    >> READ MORE

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Paired Window Coach (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS offers HO PAIRED WINDOW HEAVYWEIGHT COACHES in their Master Line range. Fred Boucher [JPTRR] knocks around this heavyweight varnish.   >> READ MORE

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50' Plug Door Box Car (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' HO scale 50' PLUG DOOR BOX CAR is a ready-to-run model features crisp molding, separately-applied ladders, grab irons and latch bars. It is part of the Master Line series.   >> READ MORE

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GA 3500 CF Dry-Flo Hopper (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released a second run of their N scale Master Line General American 3500 CF DRY-FLO HOPPERS. This sample is painted as QUAKER OATS #50380.   >> READ MORE

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40' PS-1 6' Door Box Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Let's inspect this N scale box car from ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD, a 40' PS-1 6' DOOR BOX CAR. Part of ATLAS' Master Line, it is decorated as COTTON BELT #35352.   >> READ MORE

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70-Ton Hopper (O Scale (N)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This is a review of a 3-RAIL TRAINMAN AAR 70-TON HOPPER from ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD. It is in the livery of NORFOLK & WESTERN.   >> READ MORE

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ACF 3560 Covered Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This review looks at the new ATLAS HO TRAINMAN ACF 3560 ENTER FLOW COVERED HOPPER. This one is painted as Corn Products 80016.   >> READ MORE

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N ACF 3560 Covered Hopper (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released their 10th run of N TRAINMAN® ACF® 3560 COVERED HOPPER. We will look at the one decorated for Corn Products.   >> READ MORE

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AAR 70 Ton 9-Panel Open Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' HO TRAINMAN® AAR 70-TON 9-PANEL OPEN HOPPER [ARCHED END] CENTRAL VERMONT #4492 has been re-released with new paint schemes & road numbers. RailRoad Modeling inspects this Central Vermont offering.   >> READ MORE

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8000 Gallon Tank Car (O Scale (N)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
8,000 GALLON TANK CAR HOOKER CHEMICALS & PLASTICS is an O scale model from ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD, INC.   >> READ MORE

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10-1-1 Pullman Sleeper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD released HO full-size too-scale Pullman cars. This review looks at the 10-1-1 PULLMAN SLEEPER CAR.   >> READ MORE

IN NON-REVENUE
Handcar (1:35)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Armor 35
TRACK FOREMAN'S HANDCAR is a new 1/35 resin and metal model from ARMOR35.   >> READ MORE

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GSI Pulpwood Flat Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD COMPANY, INC. has announced new N MASTER GSI PULPWOOD FLAT CARS. This sample is ICG 101361.



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60' Observation Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released a series of N scale passenger cars, part of their Trainman Line of models. This TRAINMAN 60' OBSERVATION CAR is decorated as Lackawanna No.97.   >> READ MORE

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X-29 40' Box Car (O Scale (N)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
O MASTER 1923 ARA (X-29) 40' STEEL BOX CAR ERIE LACKAWANNA (M OF W).   >> READ MORE

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70-Ton ASF Ride Control Trucks (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
N SCALE 70-TON ASF TRUCKS W/ 33" METAL WHEELS (1 PAIR) is a set of freight trucks from ATLAS. They are Item# BLMA9025.   >> READ MORE

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70-Ton ASF A-3 Ride Control (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
N SCALE 70-TON FRICTION BEARING TRUCKS W/ METAL WHEELS from ATLAS are ASF A-3 trucks.   >> READ MORE

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40' PS-1 Boxcar, 6' Door (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Atlas N Master® 40' PS-1 Boxcar with 6' Door has been released with New Paint Schemes! This one is for NC&StL. It features knuckle couplers, metal wheels, separately applied ladders, etched metal roof walk, and great printing.   >> READ MORE

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ACF 3560 Covered Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This review looks at the ATLAS HO TRAINMAN® ACF® 3560 COVERED HOPPER.   >> READ MORE

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FMC 5347 DD Boxcar (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
HO MASTER FMC 5347 DOUBLE DOOR BOX CAR from ATLAS is a new model of a heavy duty boxcar that entered service in the late 1970s.   >> READ MORE

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PS-2 Covered Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
TRAINMAN® PS-2 COVERED HOPPER from ATLAS is an HO ready-to-run model of a ubiquitous freight car. This sample is lettered as Lancaster & Chester No. 405.   >> READ MORE

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Chains for 2 Tanks (1:87)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Artitec
ARTITEC not only makes rail and ground and sea vehicles, they also make kits of restraints for shipping said vehicles. This is a resin and photo-etch set of modern CHAINS FOR TWO TANKS.   >> READ MORE

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31,000 Gallon Crude Oil Tanker (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' N 31,000 GALLON CRUDE OIL TANK CAR is a new model of a recently fielded new size of tank car.

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ACF 50'6'' Boxcar (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS N TRAINMAN® ACF® 50' 6" BOX CAR is popular and in its 8th release of the model. We examine the CSX version, No. 136010.   >> READ MORE

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50' Single Door Boxcar, IC (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS re-releaased their 50' SINGLE DOOR BOXCAR last Fall with New Paint Schemes. This review looks at one in Illinois Central livery.    >> READ MORE

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Up Flatcar (1:35)
by: fred boucher  |  Vendor: Armor 35
UP TRAILER WITH TIMBER RACKS by ARMOR35 is a 1/35 5-ton flatcar of the Soviet Railways. This mixed-media kit consists of wood, resin, and metal parts.   >> READ MORE

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SSyms DRB Flatcar (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Artitec
SSYMS46 DRB 14471 KÖLN "DEUTSCHE REICHSBAHN" is an HO epoch II flatcar from ARTITEC. It features styrene and metal components.   >> READ MORE

IN ROLLING STOCK
100-Ton Trucks (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
100-TON TRUCKS is a set of a pair of heavy duty trucks to enhance a modern N scale freight car. This set is from ATLAS   >> READ MORE

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N 1932 ARA Box Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Steam era N modelers have new paint schemes for their ATLAS 1932 ARA BOX CAR.   >> READ MORE

IN ROLLING STOCK
Beginner's Guide Rolling Stock
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO LOCOMOTIVES & ROLLING STOCK by KALMBACH PUBLISHING CO introduces modelers to the basics of prototype railroad equipment, and how to make their model trains better.   >> READ MORE

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AAR 70 Ton 3-Bay Open Hopper (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Atlas' HO Trainman® AAR 70 Ton 3-Bay Open Hopper has been re-released with new paint schemes & road numbers. RailRoad Modeling inspects the PMCX offering.   >> READ MORE

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NS TopGon (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released this Norfolk Southern G-86R TOPGON REBODY CAR. It features fine attached detail and Kadee couplers, to name a couple of features.
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N NSC 50' Plug Door Box Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released their N NSC 50' Plug Door Box Car with new paint schemes!   >> READ MORE

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11,000 Gallon Tank Car (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS HO 11,000 GALLON TANK CAR is a model in their Master Line product range. These cars feature new paint schemes & road numbers.    >> READ MORE

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Express, Mail & Merchandise
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
MAIL, EXPRESS & MERCHANDISE SERVICE is a new book from KALMBACH PUBLISHING, introducing those essential services and how to model them.   >> READ MORE

IN NON-REVENUE
NE-6 Caboose New Haven Style (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has re-released their popular NE-6 CABOOSE in N. This Trainman model is offered in two body styles, the New Haven style and the Nickel Plate style.   >> READ MORE

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FMC 5077 Single Door Box Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
FMC 5077 SINGLE DOOR BOX CAR is a new N scale model from ATLAS. It features photo-etched end walks, metal wheels, and knuckle couplers.   >> READ MORE

IN PASSENGER
Oscar Executive Car (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Walthers
Meet OSCAR. "Back in the day" model railroaders had to frequently assemble their rolling stock from craftsman kits. WM. K. Walthers Inc. released two diminutive passenger car kits, The Oscar and The Piker.    >> READ MORE

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Thrall Articulated Well Car (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
THRALL 53' ARTICULATED WELL CAR is an HO set of a three-unit intermodal car from ATLAS.   >> READ MORE

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25 Freight Car Projects
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
25 FREIGHT CAR PROJECTS from KALMBACH PUBLISHING CO is a new addition to their series Modeling & Painting. This book is necessary for military-scale modelers of railroad subjects as well as traditional model railroaders.   >> READ MORE

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50' Fruit Growers Express RBL (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' N 50' FRUIT GROWERS EXPRESS BOX CAR model has new road numbers & paint schemes, and we'll look at the CSX "SOLID GOLD" model.   >> READ MORE

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70 Ton Ore Car (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' TRAINMAN range is Atlas' basic ready-to-run model yet is factory equipped with knuckle couplers and feature excellent paint and printing.   >> READ MORE

IN NON-REVENUE
NE-6 Caboose New Haven Style (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has re-released their popular NE-6 CABOOSE in HO. This Master Line model is offered in two body styles, the New Haven style and the Nickel Plate style.   >> READ MORE

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50' GARX Reefer (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This HO 50' GARX REEFER from ATLAS features separate ladders, grabs and latch bars.   >> READ MORE

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Platelayer's Trolley I (1:35)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Armor 35
PLATELAYER'S TROLLEY TYPE I RUSSIAN GAUGE from ARMOR35 is for 1/35 modelers incorporating Eastern Front railway scenes.   >> READ MORE

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B&O I-12 Caboose kit (HO Scale)
by: Sean Hadfield  |  Vendor: Spring Mills Depot
Sean Hadfield introduces us to Spring Mills Depot models, with this HO kit of a B&O I-12 bay window caboose.   >> READ MORE

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Evans 53' Double Plug Box Car (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS offers this HO 53' EVANS DOUBLE PLUG BOXCAR in their Master Line series. We inspect a car of the shortline Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific.   >> READ MORE

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50' Postwar Single Door Boxcar (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released this HO 50' SINGLE DOOR BOX CAR for several railroads, including this one for RIO GRANDE.    >> READ MORE