Walthers Rolling Stock C&O-Style Express Boxcar Troop Sleeper Conversion Ready to Run
Walthers Rolling Stock #4166 UPC: 616374061501
Chesapeake & Ohio (Pullman Green)
Walthers Part # 932-4166
HO scale, $34.98, sold out at Walthers
W.W.II Troop Sleeper Conversions Led Long, Useful Lives
* Great Addition to Post-War Passenger Trains
* New Paint & Lettering Schemes,
* Knuckle Couplers
* Correct Trucks w/RP-25 Metal Wheels.
* Add-On Wire Grab Irons
By 1946, the Army's special kitchen cars were no longer needed and were
offered for sale. Affordably priced, they required only minor modification
for civilian use as 50' box cars. But since they were equipped for
high-speed passenger service, they could easily be converted to other
roles. Many were remodeled with plated-over windows and vents, new side
doors and a fresh coat of paint. In service, they handled baggage, mail and
express shipments. Many led long lives, remaining in use until the late
A must-have for period modelers, this car looks great alongside Walthers
streamlined or heavyweight equipment. Based on a C&O prototype, similar
converted cars were used by several roads.
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