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Northern Pacific 1200 Series Wood Cupola Caboose Kit -- N Scale Model Train Freight Car -- #553

American Model Builders Northern Pacific 1200 Series Wood Cupola Caboose Kit -- N Scale Model Train Freight Car -- #553
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Product Description

This is the N Scale Northern Pacific 1200 Series Wood Cupola Caboose Kit from American Model Builders.

Product Features

Our N scale kit represents the 1200 series (and a few 1700 series) cabooses as they appeared after all the various rebuilds. Optional details include both wide and narrow ladder landing arrangements. Kit No. 553 features 100% laser-cut components with custom laser-scribed Birch plywood side, end walls, and cupola; Tab & Slot carbody construction; Peel & Stick window, door, and trim assembly; laser-cut underframe, end platforms, ladders, end railing, hand grabs, window glazing, and brake wheels; cast resin platform steps and brake gear; plastic smokejack; and fully illustrated instructions that provide information on painting and decaling the assembled model.

Product Specifications
  • American-Models Product Number: 553
  • Walthers Product Number: 152-553
  • Walthers Catalog: 2015 N&Z, page 74
What's Included

1 kit that requires assembly.

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#596 in Home > Model Trains  >  Freight Cars
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Information

The Northern Pacific Railway first rostered these short, offset cupola wood cabooses beginning in 1907-1908 with the delivery of 100 cars built in its own shops; additional batches would follow in 1909 and 1912-1913. These 24' crummies would later be known as the 1200 series cars.

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Product Tags
Type : Caboose (689)
Railroad Name : Northern Pacific (64)
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