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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 00-74 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - Alturas & Lone Pine R.R. - 9483

N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 00-74 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - Alturas & Lone Pine R.R. - 9483 Authorized use by TroveStar from copyright owner.


Brand Micro-Trains Special Run
Stock Number NSC 00-74
Original Retail Price $23.00
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Body Style Micro-Trains Boxcar 40 Foot Steel Plug Door
Road/Company Name Alturas & Lone Pine R.R.
Reporting Marks ALP
Road/Reporting Number 9483
Paint Color(s) Light Brown with green doors
Body Construction Plastic
Series Name Heritage Collection
Series Release/Issue Number 11
Item Category Rolling Stock
Model Type Boxcar
Model Subtype 40 Foot
Model Variety Steel, Plug Door
Prototype Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door
Region North America
Era/Epoch Era III: 1939 - 1957


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Specific Item Information: NMRA Heritage Collection Issue Number Eleven.

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.

For an in-depth guide to the history and collecting information for Micro-Trains products, please consult our Micro-Trains History and Collector's Guide.


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