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031 00 490 Impact Car - Southern Pacific - N Scale

031 00 490 Southern Pacific® Impact Car - N Scale
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Southern Pacific® Impact Car - N Scale
rel 11/2018

Southern Pacific® coverted this 50’ box car with plexi-glass on one side and standard solid steel on the other. It became known
as the ‘Impact’ car used for freight protection instruction - switchmen and trainmen oberved the effect of coupling whne
speeds exceed the safe limit of 4 miles per hour or more. To demonstrate the impact, loose skids, cartons, or barrels would be
placed inside the car and a ‘handling thermometer’ measures the damage. an impact speed indicator (speedometer) measures
the coupling speed.



Item Number: MTL 031 00 490
Manufacturer: Micro-Trains
Mfr Part No: MTL/031 00 490

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