A NEW BOXCAR STYLE FROM LIONEL FOR 2007 provides scalers/operators/collectors a look at freight cars from the LAST CENTURY when railroads RULED = The U.S.R.A. DOUBLE SHEATHED BOXCAR This classic scale detailed boxcar were first built and arrived on tracks during World War I. These heavy 40 ton double sheathed wood clad boxcars ran freight behind all the great steam engines until the end of the era and then beyond (you could find these boxcars on tracks as late as the 1960’s. The boxcars were all wood and had “fish-belly” under-frames. From 2010 and built to run with the mighty Berkshire, here is B&O U.S.R.A Double Sheathed BOXCAR #196500
The classy old time look of the simulated vertical woodsiding on this B&O boxcar is perfect for the classic BALTIMORE & OHIO famous print lettering. Add bold B&O notation along with the on car number 196500 are ready to roll history down your tracks. Super crisp detailed reporting information is also printed on the car body.
Lionel first modeled the double sheathed boxcar in Vol 1 2007 catalogue (and each year new roads have been modeled to satisfy the desires... read more