Re: CofG PS-2 2-Bay Covered Hoppers (Revisited)


Todd Horton
 

The CGRHS worked with Microscale to produce a set for the C of G covered hoppers in the original lettering scheme. They are still available as far as I know.
 
 
 
Todd Horton
 

From: O Fenton Wells
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:14 AM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] CofG PS-2 2-Bay Covered Hoppers (Revisited)

Hubert I would be glad to but I would like to have you do the 1954 cu ft
decals as well.  I'll send those photos and lettering diagrams in a
separate email.  Will you do the C of G in the original lettering?  Some of
us are OLD and model the 1950's.
Here you go;


On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 4:43 PM, Hubert Mask <maskisland@...> wrote:

>
>
> Fenton, would you mind sending me those photos also.  I have a decal set
> of the CofG 1000. 1970 rebuild.
>  Looking for additional information for other series of the cars.
>
> Hubert Mask
>
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> To: STMFC@...
> From: srrfan1401@...
> Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 10:26:32 -0500
> Subject: Re: [STMFC] CofG PS-2 2-Bay Covered Hoppers (Revisited)
>
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>
> John, I have some I took in 1983 on a visit to Saluda NC.  I'll send them
> off line.
> fenton wells
>
>
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 10:10 AM, John Evans <jtevans53@...>wrote:
>
>
>
> John,
>
> Have you tried the Canadian Freight Railcar Gallery?  freight.railfan.ca
>
> They have builders photos of CofG 970, 1000, and 1475.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> John Evans
> Easton, PA
>
>
>  On Saturday, December 14, 2013 8:20 AM, "Scaler164@..." <
> Scaler164@...> wrote:
>
>  Looking for a few good reference photos to use for modeling some CofG
> PS2 2-Bay Covered Hoppers from the following series :
>
> *    CG 960-999 (blt 1960, Pullman)*
> *    CG 1000-1199 (blt 195760, Pullman)*
> *    CG 1475-1499 (blt 1956, Pullman)*
>
> I have found that the S-Helper Service (S scale) model of this car appears
> to be an out-of-box *EXACT* (or darn near so) representation of these
> cars (based on the only 4 photos I have), so it looks like a quick and easy
> job with near perfect results.  I already have decals for them, so I'm good
> and ready to go.
>
> Click the link below for an image of the model :
>
>      www.trainweb.org/seaboard/TEMP/SHSPS2CoveredHopper.jpg
>
> Would like to know what other roads (especially southeastern roads) had
> these cars in the same configuration as this CofG car (round hatches,
> etc)...?
>
> Who says S scale has nothing to offer?!?  >wink<
>
>
> John Degnan
> Scaler164@...
> Scaler187@...
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> --
> Fenton Wells
> 5 Newberry Lane
> Pinehurst NC 28374
> 910-420-1144
> srrfan1401@...
>
>   
>



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Fenton Wells
5 Newberry Lane
Pinehurst NC 28374
910-420-1144
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