Combine (1860-80 era) - Virginia & Truckee #16. In the late 1800s, railroads were spreading fast across North America. Trips that previously took days by stagecoach could now be completed in just hours, and in far more relative comfort. Some cars were designed entirely for passengers, while others known as "combines" were built to transport both passengers and cargo. Today, examples of these early passenger cars can still be found operating on excursion railroads across the continent, inspiring tourists with the romance and legends of travel in the old west. Bachmann faithfully reproduces these cars in HO scale with a prototypical late-1800s appearance. Each version features an embossed wood-look exterior, recessed windows, end-platforms, separately applied railings, and a clerestory roof.
Silver Series® rolling stock features:
• blackened metal wheels
• body mounted couplers
• non-magnetic axles