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N Scale - Micro-Trains - 181 00 030 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, PS, Plug Door, Short Ladders, No Roofwalk - Micro-Trains Line - 2017

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N Scale - Micro-Trains - 181 00 030 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, PS, Plug Door, Short Ladders, No Roofwalk - Micro-Trains Line - 2017 Image Courtesy of Micro-Trains Line


N Scale - Micro-Trains - 181 00 030 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, PS, Plug Door, Short Ladders, No Roofwalk - Micro-Trains Line - 2017


Brand Micro-Trains
Stock Number 181 00 030
Secondary Stock Number 181 00 030
Original Retail Price $27.95
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
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Body Style Micro-Trains Boxcar 50 Foot PS Plug Door
Road or Company Name Micro-Trains Line (Details)
Reporting Marks MTLX
Road or Reporting Number 2017
Paint Color(s) Blue
Print Color(s) White
Body Construction Plastic
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Standard
Series Name Micro-Mouse
Announcement Date 2017-11-01
Release Date 2017-11-01
Item Category Rolling Stock
Model Type Boxcar
Model Subtype 50 Foot
Model Variety PS, Plug Door, Short Ladders, No Roofwalk
Prototype Boxcar, 50 Foot, PS, Plug Door, Short Ladders, No Roofwalk
Region North America
Era/Epoch Era III: 1939 - 1957


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Specific Item Information: MTL 45th Anniversary Car. This 50’ standard box car with 8’ plug door no roofwalk and short ladders is light blue with colorful graffiti. In 1972, Micro-Trains Line introduced their first complete N scale freight car, a 40-foot standard boxcar with single sliding door, closely followed by additional cars and accessories. For 45 years MTL has produced highly detailed model trains, continuing the company’s high standard of excellence of American-made model railroad equipment.

Body Style Information: Micro-Trains first introduced this body style in July of 2017. It models a series of boxcars built by Pullman-Standard in the 1950s that feature 10 plug doors, short ladders and no roofwalk.

Road/Company Information:
Micro-Trains sometimes makes fantasy cars using their own company name as the railroad name.

Brand/Importer Information: Micro-Trains is the brand name used by both Kadee Quality Products and Micro-Trains Line. For a history of the relationship between the brand and the two companies, please consult our Micro-Trains Collector's Guide.

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: trovestarprime on 2017-11-14 10:25:47. Last edited by gdm on 2017-11-14 19:57:25

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