The Carbon County Railroad of Pa. Trailer Train

After years of successful freight hauling and currently providing passenger service to the area, the Carbon County Railroad of Pennsylvania is providing flat car service to haul freight trailers around the country.  A trailer train will be constructed over the next several years containing a flat car representing a Carbon County borough with a trailer on it painted and detailed for one of the businesses in that borough. The train was started with The Blue Ridge pressure Castings Co. in Lehighton and will continue at a rate of one car each year until nearly a dozen cars are completed. The flat cars will be painted in the borough colors with the borough name on the side and the zip code as the car number. The trailers will all be endorsed by the businesses it represents. We are planning to make an engine and caboose available to go with the train.

Customers are buying as many as 15 cars of each type. The cars, and indeed the train have been given as birthday presents, Christmas or Father's Day gifts or they make great collectable and conversation pieces. Remember, the cars are limited to a one-time production. Some people who had missed the opportunity to get the first cars but managed to find out about the collection several cars into the train are looking to complete their sets. The cars are now in demand and are considered a collectable.

Don't pass up the opportunity to collect this very special train.

 

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Jim Thorpe Market Trailer on a Jim Thorpe Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Jim Thorpe, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number. 

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted blue and features white lettering. On the flat car is a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Jim Thorpe Market logo on the sides.

$30.00 each  Arriving this Fall


Blue Ridge Pressure Castings of Lehighton Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Lehighton, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted maroon and features white lettering. On the flat car will be a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Blue Ridge Pressure Castings of Lehighton on the side along with their logo. Blue Ridge has been in business in Lehighton for nearly 60 years.  

$20.00 each   SOLD OUT!


Prince Manufacturing Co. of Bowmanstown Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Bowmanstown, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted red and features white lettering. On the flat car will be a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Prince Manufacturing Co. of Bowmanstown on the side along with their logo. The Prince Manufacturing Plant has operated continuously in Bowmanstown under several names since 1858. The plant closed its doors in 2006.

$22.00 each 


Kovatch Mobile Equipment of Nesquehoning Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Nesquehoning, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted Maroon and features white lettering. On the flat car will be a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Kovatch Mobile Equipment of Nesquehoning on the side along with their logo. Last year the Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corporation celebrated their 60th anniversary.

$22.00 each 


Blocker Enterprises of Parryville Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Parryville, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted green and features white lettering. On the flat car will be a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Blocker Enterprises of Parryville on the side along with their logo.

$22.00 each 


Hiles Brothers Companies of Summit Hill

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Summit Hill, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted brown and features gold lettering. On the flat car is a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Hiles Bros. Companies of Summit Hill on the side along with their logo.

$23.00 each 


Pencor Services Inc. of Palmerton Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Palmerton, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted blue and features white lettering. On the flat car is a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Pencor Services of Palmerton on the sides along with their logo.

$25.00 each


Weatherly Casting & Machine of Weatherly Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Weatherly, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted Orange and features black lettering. On the flat car is a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Weatherly Casting & Machine of Weatherly on the sides along with their logo.

$25.00 each


Silberline Mfg. Co. of Lansford Flat Car

We are now offering an HO Scale, 50ft. Flat car with the borough of Lansford, Pa name on the car along with the zip code as the car number.

This car is factory painted by Athearn. The car is painted red and features white lettering. On the flat car is a 45ft. truck trailer with the name Silberline Mfg. Co. of Lansford on the sides along with their logo.

$26.00 each

 

To order your car(s), send a note with the "cars" you want and include a check or money order; payable to: The Carbon Model Railroad Society or CMRS.

Mail them to:

CMRS
C/O 335 Boulder Oak Dr.
Palmerton, Pa. 18071

Shipping and handling costs are: $5.00 for 1 car and $2.00 for each additional "car".

Once you have bought a car from us you will stay on our mailing list until we don't hear from you for a couple of years and assumed you lost interest.