Vintage Painted Brass HO Short Sierra 5 and 6 Coach & Combine Samhongsa

Vintage Painted Brass HO Short Sierra 5 and 6 Coach & Combine Samhongsa


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Sierra #5 and #6
Short coach and Combine
HO Scale
Professionally Painted Brass
Made in Korea by
Samhongsa Co., Ltd.
Westside Model Company

These nice brass HO Scale Short coach and Combine come with original box. just as you see in pictures.These have been professionally Painted, windows are broken as part of a railroad setup, but you can purchase the small pastic parts and replace them. Cars will need to be cleaned and lubed. Please be very careful when unpacking as these models have very small parts, if you are new to this hobby don't expect to place these brass trains on a track and see them go around fast, they must be lubed and cleaned, they are a lost art.

These passenger cars have an interesting history:

Crash on the Stanislaus switchbacks, 1905. The Sierra No. 5 & 6 were involved in a crash on the switchbacks while descending the Stanislaus River canyon. The brakes were not working properly due to slippery tracks. The conductor was calling for all passengers to jump from the train. Two people would not jump and were killed in the crash, and both cars required extensive repairs.

Sierra No. 5 & 6 at Jamestown. No. 6 is a full passenger coach, while No. 5 is a combine car – a combination of coach and baggage/mail car. No. 6 was used on the Hetch Hetchy Railroad circa 1936 and is part of the original Railway & Locomotive Historical Society collected curated by the California State Railroad Museum.

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