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N Scale - ScaleTrains.com - 10291 - Container, 53 Foot, Refrigerated - Canadian Pacific - 530940, 530968, 530980


Stock Number 10291
Original Retail Price $37.99
Brand ScaleTrains.com
Manufacturer ScaleTrains.com
Body Style ScaleTrains.com Container 53 Foot Reefer
Prototype Container, 53 Foot, Refrigerated (Details)
Road or Company Name Canadian Pacific (Details)
Road or Reporting Number 530940, 530968, 530980
Paint Color(s) White
Print Color(s) Black
Body Material Plastic
Multipack Yes
Multipack Count 3
Release Date 2017-03-01
Item Category Container
Model Type Intermodal
Model Subtype 53 Foot
Model Variety Reefer
Prototype Region North America
Prototype Era Era V: Modern (1979 - Present)
Scale 1/160


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Model Information: In N Scale, modern fifty-three foot refrigerated containers were the most requested pieces of Intermodal equipment.

Produced in the early 2000s and still commonly used today, the ScaleTrains.com model is a replica of a CIMC (China International Marine Containers) reefer container, which is virtually identical to the Hyundai version. so paint schemes are available for both manufacturers. This model features: separately applied nose-mounted Thermo-King refrigeration unit and fuel tank; Highly detailed molded end cage; 12 different road numbers available; Stackable with our 53' Corrugated Dry Container as well as most other brands and types of containers; Compatible with 53' Container Chassis; Fits the bottom well of most currently available 53’ Well Cars; Four painted door rods; Factory assembled; Color matched to Tru-Color Paint off-the-shelf colors whenever possible; Era: 2000s+

Designed to fit the bottom wells of most of the fifty-three foot well cars that are presently on the market, these models are also compatible with similarly sized container chassis. A ScaleTrains.com "Operator" model with fewer factory-applied parts and simplified printing; designed from builder's drawings and photographs, these products are built for modelers who enjoy running high-quality, realistic trains at an affordable price.

Prototype History: An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo. Intermodal containers are primarily used to store and transport materials and products efficiently and securely in the global containerized intermodal freight transport system, but smaller numbers are in regional use as well. These containers are known under a number of names, such as simply container, cargo or freight container, ISO container, shipping, sea or ocean container, container van or (Conex) box, sea or c can.

53' Containers are generally used only in North American domestic transportation and hence not usually seen on container ships. They are, however, extremely popular in North America due to the increased capacity and efficiency when compared to their 40 foot, ocean-going cousins. Also, since they are not typically used on ships, they have reduced bracing and structural integrity making them cheaper to produce. As result, in 2013, APL, a major logisitics firm, officially ceased support of ocean going transport of these units for simple lack of demand combined with specialized facilities for loading and storage of these units.

Special refrigerated containers, commonly called reefers, can control temperatures, allowing everything from meat, fruit, vegetables and dairy products, to chemicals and pharmaceuticals to travel across the world. Cryogenics may sound like a science of the future but reefer containers get pretty close today. Special super-freeze reefers can keep goods frozen at temperatures as low as -60 degrees C. But other reefers can preserve goods at warmer temperatures if that is necessary. De-humidification systems are able to ensure optimal humidity inside reefer containers. Some reefers also allow the atmosphere in the container to be controlled so for example, bananas can be shipped between continents without turning brown. Even fresh flowers can remain fresh in reefer containers while they are travelling many miles over several days. It is because of reefer containers, that grocery stores are able to stock and sell all kinds of fresh produce all year round.

Some of this text is from Wikipedia

Road Name History: The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), formerly also known as CP Rail (reporting mark CP) between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881. The railroad is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP, NYSE: CP), which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in 2001.

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, it owns approximately 23,000 kilometres (14,000 mi) of track all across Canada and into the United States, stretching from Montreal to Vancouver, and as far north as Edmonton. Its rail network also serves major cities in the United States, such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago, and New York City.

The railway was originally built between Eastern Canada and British Columbia between 1881 and 1885 (connecting with Ottawa Valley and Georgian Bay area lines built earlier), fulfilling a promise extended to British Columbia when it entered Confederation in 1871. It was Canada's first transcontinental railway, but currently does not reach the Atlantic coast. Primarily a freight railway, the CPR was for decades the only practical means of long-distance passenger transport in most regions of Canada, and was instrumental in the settlement and development of Western Canada. The CP became one of the largest and most powerful companies in Canada, a position it held as late as 1975. Its primary passenger services were eliminated in 1986, after being assumed by Via Rail Canada in 1978. A beaver was chosen as the railway's logo because it is the national symbol of Canada and was seen as representing the hardworking character of the company.

The company acquired two American lines in 2009: the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad and the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad. The trackage of the ICE was at one time part of CP subsidiary Soo Line and predecessor line The Milwaukee Road. The combined DME/ICE system spanned North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Iowa, as well as two short stretches into two other states, which included a line to Kansas City, Missouri, and a line to Chicago, Illinois, and regulatory approval to build a line into the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. It is publicly traded on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker CP. Its U.S. headquarters are in Minneapolis.

After close of markets on November 17, 2015, CP announced an offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Norfolk Southern Railway, at a price in excess of the US$26 billion capitalization of the United States-based railway. If completed, this merger of the second and fourth oldest Class I railroads in North America would have formed the largest single railway company on that continent, reaching from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic coast to the Gulf Coast. The merger effort was abandoned by Canadian Pacific on April 11, 2016, after three offers were rejected by the Norfolk Southern board.

Read more on Wikipedia and on Canadian Pacific official website.

Brand/Importer Information: ScaleTrains.com, Inc. is an upstart HO and N Scale model manufacturer that was founded by a team with more than 125 years of accumulated experience in the model railroad hobby and industry.

ScaleTrains is specifically focused on the tiny details in the printing and quality of the construction. The four friends who founded the company are all avid modelers themselves. Their factory is located in Tennessee. Unlike most other companies, they offer a range of different levels of complexity in their offerings so as to be able to provide products for both the budget-conscious collector as well as the detail-focused model enthusiast without compromising on quality for either.

They range covers the following, by increasing level of detailing:
  1. Operator™ trains are built for modelers who enjoy running high-quality, realistic trains at an affordable price. Designed from builder’s drawings and photographs, Operator models have fewer factory-applied parts and simplified printing. For added versatility, super-detail parts are available separately.
  2. The Rivet Counter™ line strives to create the most accurately detailed models imaginable. The real-world counterpart is meticulously researched to ensure prototype fidelity. Each model features numerous factory applied parts including roadname and road number specific details whenever possible.
  3. Museum Quality™ models are historically accurate replicas of the most famous locomotives in North American railroading history. Exhaustive research and a commitment to perfection combine to create the ultimate scale model. Museum Quality trains establish new standards which make them just as legendary as the original.



Item created by: gdm on 2017-03-18 12:26:13. Last edited by gdm on 2018-03-30 08:16:07

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