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O PULPWOOD FLAT CAR

Pulpwood is not a specific type of wood, but actually tree limbs that are cut to a specified length, then turned into wood pulp and used in the paper industry. Early paper making had the trees near the paper plant. As timber resources were diminished, the need for transporting pulpwood began to rise. Railroads were seen as an efficient method of transporting pulpwood. Pulpwood in the Southeast and Northeast is generally cut into four-foot or less lengths and loaded onto "V-deck" bulkhead flat cars. The Atlas pulpwood flat is a reproduction of an early 1950s General Steel Castings "V-deck" design.

Available in 2-rail as well as 3-rail, these ready-to-run freight cars have state-of-the-art detailing and construction. This Atlas O model branches out to reach the height of O model railroad accuracy. 

A separate and simulated detailed pulpwood load is also included. 

Features Include:
-3-Rail trucks are pre-drilled to accept Atlas O Adjust-A-Coupler®
-Die-cast articulated couplers (3-rail)
-Minimum diameter curve: O-27 (3-rail)
-Minimum radius curve: 24" (2-rail)
-Kadee-compatible scale couplers (2-rail)

Two road numbers are available per road name except for T&NO (SP) which has four.

(Technical artwork  and HO models shown)

3-RAIL
ITEM#

ROAD NAME

2-RAIL
ITEM#

 

NEW ROAD NUMBERS!

 
6270 Undecorated 7270
6277 Atlantic Coast Line* 7277
6280 Louisville & Nashville* 7280
6283 Delaware & Hudson 7283
6284 Gulf Mobile & Ohio 7284
 

NEW PAINT SCHEMES!

 
6288 T&NO (SP) 7288
*CSX Licensed Product
Products bearing T&NO (SP) marks are made under trademark license from Union Pacific Railroad Company.

MSRP 3-Rail: $54.95
MSRP 2-Rail: $59.95

Estimated Delivery: August 2009

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