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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.
The company went through several official names and faced bankruptcy several times in that period. The railroad no longer exists as a separate entity, but much of its trackage continues to be used by its successor and other roads. The eastern half of the system merged into the Soo Line Railroad on January 1, 1986.
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Item created by: nscalemodeler160 on 2016-07-30 18:53:02. Last edited by nscalemodeler160 on 2016-07-30 21:53:02
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