HO Hiawatha Walthers # 9221 - Milwaukee Express + Cond.
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HO Train Walthers #---1955 -1971 --- Milwaukee Express car / Coductor window --- the picture and some description is from the excellent walthers web site --- this comes with a decal sheet with dozens of #s---NEW---original box---post insured --- foreign sales are welcome---see our other trains on EBAY & our Ebay Store---NEW under an excellent Walthers Warrantee---List $55HO scale
Cars for Post-1955 Milwaukee Road Passenger Trains * Matches Equipment used 1955-1971 * Correct Armour Yellow, Harbor Mist Gray & Red inspired by the "UP Streamliner Scheme" * Modernized Ends * Correct Later-Style Diaphragms & Lift Rings * Notched or Straight Side Sills as Appropriate * 8' Nystrom Trucks w/Disc or Clasp Brakes as Appropriate * Die Cast PROTO-Max(TM) Knuckle Couplers * Modeler-Applied Wire Grab Irons
By late 1954, Union Pacific was unhappy with how long-time partner Chicago & North Western handled UP passenger trains between Omaha and Chicago. Work to find a new route began, and on September 20, 1955, Milwaukee Road president John P. Kiley announced that they would handle UP's trains, including the flagship City of Los Angeles, starting October 30.
UP required cars in the Cities pool wear Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray. Milwaukee planned to paint nearly 40 cars for the five trains, but quickly ... read more