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HO Scale Athearn 63779 GNOX #38030 PS-2 2600 Covered Hopper

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  • Save $ 6.75


  • Fully assembled and ready for your layout
  • Highly detailed end cages and etched end platforms
  • Flush or overhanging roof per prototype
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”


The PS-2 2600 cu ft covered hopper first entered service in the 1960s. The car was popular for cement and sand service and could still be found in use well into the 2000s. The most common service was cement and sand. Occassionally used as buffer cars in instances were a bulk load was not protected by a bulkhead, for example an uprotected lumber load on flat car would require a buffer car between the load and the locomotive