Rapido’s new model of the USRA double-sheathed boxcar features an all-new body with correct fishbelly underframe and correct free-standing details. Models will be equipped with either KC or AB brakes as appropriate. These cars fill a need for a state-of-the-art model of this common car on any transition-era or earlier period layout.
•Accurate new tooling
•Correct details including roof and handbrake
•KC or AB brakes as appropriate
•Full underbody with separate brake rods and piping
•Fully decorated and assembled
•Factory-installed Macdonald-Cartier couplers
•USRA Andrews trucks with in-line brake shoes
•Blackened turned-metal wheels
Cars are equipped with brake gear as listed, based on research photos. However, because brake equipment was not updated all at once, we will include the other style of brake gear inside the box.