Product Features and Details
Prototype: 10 different freight cars from several American railroads. 2 double door boxcars, 2 livestock cars, 3 hopper cars, 2 tank cars, 1 cabin car.
Model: The set consists of 45642-1 "New York Central" double door boxcar, 45642-2 "Great Northern RR" double door boxcar, 45642-3 "Armour Livestock Express" livestock car, 45642-4 "Chicago & Northwestern" livestock car, 45642-5 "Minneapolis & St. Louis" hopper car, 45642-6 "Delaware, Lackawanna & Western" hopper car, 45642-7 "New York, New Haven and Hartford" hopper car, 45642-8 "Humble Petroleum Products" tank car, 45642 -9 "Texgas Union Texas" tank car, and 45642-10 PRR cabin car. The frames or floors are constructed of metal. The cars have detailed trucks with special wheel sets. Ladders and other details are separately applied. Sliding doors on the boxcars can be opened. The couplers can be replaced by other makes of couplers. All of the cars come individually packaged. Length of the car set over the couplers 150.6 cm / 59-5/16". DC wheel set 40 x 320552 (NEM), 40 x 320389 (RP25).
This set goes well with the Pennsylvania Railroad "Mikado" steam locomotive that can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item no. 37976. Products bearing Chicago and North Western Railway are made under trademark license from the Union Pacific Railroad Company.