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Launched in 2007 by an HO Scale modeler and operator with a passion for high-quality models and a strong devotion to historical prototype railroad freight car design. Asheville, North Carolina based Tangent Scale Models developed it's first model in early 2006.
Fitted with factory installed metal wheels and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers to ensure the firm's replicas operate as well as they look, painstakingly researched, the models are exquisitely detailed, have true-to-life colors, and accurate fonts, logos, and lettering.
Professionally designed, like the firm's models are, along with providing high-quality product information and photos, for comparisons and educational purposes, the Tangent Scale Models website contains prototype reference material.
Revolutionizing the high-detail end of HO Scale model production, this family owned and operated business proudly designs its products in the United States.
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Designed and tooled in the USA from actual Pullman Standard blueprints; with multiple road numbers for each scheme offered, the Tangent Scale Models Pullman Standard PS-1 40' Mini-Hy Cube Boxcars are all new, ready-to-run models that feature highly accurate "true to life" colors, "hyper accurate" lettering, with exact fonts and lettering placement, genuine Kadee scale couplers, near scale draft boxes with beautifully rendered side "key" detail, two different draft gear and trombone-style coupler lift bar variations, lacy details, with wire grabs and stand-off ladders and stirrup steps, "see through" crossover end platforms. separate air hoses, and CNC machined 33 inch RP-25 brass wheels in Tangent Scale Models 70-ton Barber S-2A Roller Bearing trucks, with separate brake hangers.
In 1967, it reported 19,565 million net ton-miles of revenue freight and 723 million passenger miles; corresponding totals for C&S were 1,100 and 10 and for FW&D were 1,466 and 13. At the end of the year CB&Q operated 8,538 route-miles, C&S operated 708 and FW&D operated 1362. (These totals may or may not include the former Burlington-Rock Island Railroad.)
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