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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 97-01 - Flatcar, 57 Foot 6 Inch, Converted, TOFC - Olympic Northern - 2596

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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 97-01 - Flatcar, 57 Foot 6 Inch, Converted, TOFC - Olympic Northern - 2596

Brand Micro-Trains Special Run
Stock Number NSC 97-01
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Commissioned By Lowell Smith
Body Style Micro Trains Flatcar 57 Foot Converted TOFC
Road or Company Name Olympic Northern (Details)
Road or Reporting Number 2596
Paint Color(s) Dark Green
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Standard
Ready-to-Run No
Multipack ID Number NSC 97-03
Series Name BMRE
Series Release/Issue Number 2
Release Date 1997-01-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Flatcar
Model Subtype 57 Foot 6 Inch
Model Variety Converted TOFC
Prototype Description Flatcar, 57 Foot 6 Inch, Converted, TOFC

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Specific Item Information: Only available as a part of 2-pack NSC 97-03

Manufacturer Information:
Kadee Quality Products originally got involved in N-Scale by producing a scaled-down version of their successful HO Magne-Matic knuckle coupler system. This coupler was superior to the ubiquitous 'Rapido' style coupler due to two primary factors: superior realistic appearance and the ability to automatically uncouple when stopped over a magnet embedded in a section of track. The success of these couplers in N-Scale quickly translated to the production of trucks, wheels and in 1972 a release of ready-to-run box cars.

Micro-Trains Line Co. split off from Kadee in 1990 to form a completely independent company. For this reason, products from this company can appear with labels from both enterprises. Due to the nature of production idiosyncrasies and various random factors, the rolling stock from Micro-Trains can have all sorts of interesting variations in both their packaging as well as the products themselves. When acquiring an MTL product it is very important to understand these important production variations that can greatly enhance (or decrease) the value of your purchase.

Item created by: gdm on 2017-08-17 09:32:05

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