Second run for Multi-Max autoracks’s HO-scale Multi-Max autorack reproduces a common contemporary prototype. A second production is coming for both Rivet Counter and Operator editions.

Second run for Multi-Max autoracks

Rolling westbound through Kansas City’s West Bottoms on a sunny October 6, 2020 afternoon is this CSX Multi-Max autorack on a Union Pacific train. — Tony Cook photo

HO scale — announces a second production run for its Gunderson Multi-Max autorack. This contemporary prototype will again be offered in Rivet Counter edition with a highly detailed reproduction for HO scale and the economically priced Operator edition.


Road names coming for this autorack release will present BNSF, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, and others.’s Rivet Counter version will include four body style variations, etched-metal side panels, three ladder styles, three sill configurations, multiple end door types, and other fine details. The coming Operator models provide a late body style with molded plastic side panels. provides both versions of its Multi-Max autorack releases with 28-inch metal wheels, Rivet Counter versions will come equipped with metal semi-scale long-shank Type E knuckle couplers and Operator models will receive body-mounted semi-scale Type E plastic knuckle couplers. The model is recommended for use on 26-inch radius curves.

Visit for specifics on road names and paint schemes, as well as pricing information. These models can be ordered direct from the manufacturer or check with a participating dealer for the latest information.

Rivet Counter and Operator series

Gunderson Multi-Max autorack

This article was posted on: October 7, 2020