Re: Train Miniature Hart Gondola


Scott – These cars were built under contract by AC&F. There were at least 3 iterations as the use of steel increased. You can see them in the AC&F disk offered by Westerfield Models LLC from the new owner. – Al Westerfield

From: Scott H. Haycock
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:44 AM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Train Miniature Hart Gondola

I didn't realize there were 'versions' of this car. I thought it was a standard design, like the Mathers or Pullman-Standard cars.

Scott Haycock
Modeling Tarheel country in the Land of Enchantm ent
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The model isn't too bad except for the underbody truss which should NOT be flush with the side sill, but back under the car. I can provide photos of the SP versions to you (off list) if you want.

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