New York Central (NYC) “Repaint Brown with Black Logo
1955+” replicates the
as-delivered paint scheme as applied by Despatch Shops Incorporated.
These cabooses represent the repaint NYC brown paint with black logo and white
stenciling. All of the original 1949 classic white NYC graphics are
present, even down to the tiny “packed” data and DSI builder stencil. The
fully-painted, green interior is illuminated with LED “warm” lights to
replicate incandescent bulbs. The model includes scale-size (unlit) oil
lanterns mounted on one end on the corner railing posts. We know NYC modelers
have been patiently waiting for this caboose, the critical final car on NYC
trains from 1949 forward. We are offering this scheme in four road
Despatch Shops Inc. NYC Lot 782 – N7 Class Steel Bay Window Caboose
HO Scale 1:87.1
Tangent 70-ton Gould plain-bearing trucks with separate brake beam part
CNC-machined standard RP25 .110” tread 33” wheels
Lighting Features: Interior Lights
to Run models with full paint and lettering – what you see is what you get! (Undecorated
kits also available if you like to build your own)
correct “true to life” colors
lettering including exact fonts and lettering placement
grab irons and coupler lift bars to withstand handling and provide a uniform color
running boards, crossover platforms, and brake platforms
detailing where applicable
details and variations applied to match prototypes
(actual) Kadee® couplers so you don’t have to “swap-out” junk plastic couplers
trucks with metal wheels and proper weighting so the models operate as good as
they look – they look like museum-quality models but can be operated with no
Comes in four road numbers - to select another road number go
to a separate item.
MSRP $116.95 NYCSHS member price is $105.26 and that is 10% off MSRP.
Expected Delivery Now
Shipping is extra and Ohio residents must add 8% Ohio sales tax.