Item is discontinued from 2006 and tough to find.
This long discontinued covered hopper IS in a tough to find roadname. Frisco stuff is not among the more common road names issued. It was last available in 2006 as part of Athearn's early foray into N scale. Now, it is very tough to find, especially in this condition, 6 years later.
Road number: #82300
No assembly required for this ready to roll covered hopper.
Pullman-Standard dominated the covered hopper car market beginning in the 1950s, thanks to the design success of their PS-2 series of covered hoppers. Designed to carry bulk commodities, such as grain, cement and plastic pellets, these cars roamed the rails of North America for decades, attesting to their utilitarian functionality
•◦Fully assembled and ready to operate
◦First time the early version of this popular hopper is available
◦Weighted for optimum performance
◦Screw mounted trucks for accurate tracking
◦Truck mounted magnetically operated knuckle couplers