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Specific Item Information: A Kadee Micro-Trains model that was decorated by Aksarben Hobby Company.
Model Information: This is a model of a PS-1 boxcar with no roofwalk.
So just what is a PS-1? Well the simple answer is it is any boxcar built by Pullman Standard from 1947 on. The design changed over the years – sometimes subtly, sometimes for customer request, and sometimes in a larger way. In general, most PS-1’s built from 1947 to 1961 share the same dimensions and basic construction techniques. These cars all had a length of 40′, a height of 10’5″ or 10’6″, welded sides and ends and roof of Pullman’s own design. The greatest variation was in the size and style of doors used. Pullman Standard also offered 50′ and later 60′ boxcars – also with the PS-1 designation.
Commissioner Information: Brooklyn Locomotive Works
Item created by: nscalemodeler160 on 2016-04-08 05:42:06. Last edited by gdm on 2018-03-04 19:59:37
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