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HO Scale - Bachmann - 87901 - Maintenance of Way Equipment, Plasser & Theurer C.A.T. 07-16 - Painted/Unlettered

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HO Scale - Bachmann - 87901 - Maintenance of Way Equipment, Plasser & Theurer C.A.T. 07-16 - Painted/Unlettered

Brand/Importer Bachmann (Details)
Stock Number 87901
Original Retail Price $137.00
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Body Style Bachman MOW Track Mainetenance Equipment
Prototype Maintenance of Way Equipment, Plasser & Theurer C.A.T. 07-16 (Details)
Road/Company Name Painted/Unlettered (Details)
Paint Color(s) Yellow
Coupler Type E-Z Mate Mark II Magnetic Knuckle
Wheel-Set Type/Construction Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile RP25
Series Name Spectrum
Item Category Maintenance of Way
Model Type Track Maintenance
Model Subtype Ballast Maintenance
Model Variety Plasser & Theurer 07-16
DCC Readiness DC/DCC Dual Mode Decoder

Body Style Information: Factory assembled and decorated, with non-operating ballast tamper mechanisms, these models are motorized and unlit.

Prototype Information:
Designed to produce stable road bed, using a squeezing movement, ballast tamping machines such as the Plasser & Theurer Mainliner Universal 07-16 utilize vibrating tamping tines to pack ballast underneath existing ties or sleepers.

Road/Company Information:
Some items are designed to have their owner add whatever company marking they choose, usually in the form of decals or dry-transfers. These items are painted in a generic prototypical fashion but with all company affiliation deliberately left off.

Brand/Importer Information:
Bachmann Industries (Bachmann Brothers, Inc.) is a Bermuda registered Chinese owned company, globally headquartered in Hong Kong; specialising in model railroading.

Founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the home of its North American headquarters, Bachmann is today part of the Kader group, who model products are made at a Chinese Government joint-venture plant in Dongguan, China. Bachmann's brand is the largest seller, in terms of volume, of model trains in the world.[citation needed] Bachmann primarily specializes in entry level train sets, and premium offerings in many scales. The Spectrum line is the high quality, model railroad product line, offered in N, HO, Large Scale, On30, and Williams O gauge all aimed for the hobbyist market. Bachmann is the producer of the famous railroad village product line known as "Plasticville." The turnover for Bachmann model trains for the year ended 31 December 2006 was approximately $46.87 million, a slight increase of 3.36% as compared to 2005.

Item created by: nscalemodeler160 on 2016-07-29 19:22:53. Last edited by gdm on 2019-08-30 11:30:03

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