WESTERFIELD MODELS NEWSLETTER, VOL 4, NO 1, MARCH 2015


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Hello Steam Era Modelers:

We are please to announce the release of our New Kits on March 1, 2015: Rock Island B-2 Conversion Stock Cars, Double Deck And Original Side Versions.
The Rock Island began converting B-2 Box Cars into Stock Cars in 1944 at its company shops. The B-2 Box cars were built in 1913-15 by various manufacturers (See our Kit Series #6400). The 1944 conversion covered 200 cars, #77000-77199. This original batch of conversions had a different side slat layout that the later conversions and are replicated by our New #12111/12112/12113 Kits. The later conversions, done 1948 to 1950, are covered by our Kit Series 12101/12102/12103. Also in 1944, the railroad converted 86 B-2 cars into Double Deck Stock cars. These are replicated by our New #12121/12122/12123 Kits. All conversions retained the original ends and underframes. The side sheathing was replaced with wood boards that lined up with the holes in the metal side framing. Some cars received Murphy XLA roofs, some had Hutchins Roofs and some, as they aged, had the metal roof removed, leaving the wood under roof exposed. All conversions also received AB Brakes and had Barber Lateral Motion cast side frame trucks. These Kits also feature our new One-Piece Roof Frame (Part #6440), which is available separately for $4.00 each. Please note that this One-Piece roof frame only fits the #12100 & 6400 series Kits. More One-Piece roof frames are being worked on; They will be available for #7300 & #5200/5300/5400 Series Kits next (See Below for more on One-Piece Roof Frames).

As usual, our Kits are HO scale unpainted urethane castings with quality details, detailed instructions/history sheets, and proprietary decals covering all versions of the prototype car
These are available direct from Westerfield Models for the below listed price plus shipping. Trucks and couplers are not included.
Operating Era for all #12100 Series Kits: 1944-1971

AVAILABLE MARCH 1, 2015:
KIT #12111:
B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Original Side & Door, Hutchins Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #77000-77199 $40.00 each
KIT #12112: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Original Side & Door, Murphy XLA Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #7700-77199 $40.00 each
KIT #12113: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Original Side & Door, Single Board Wood Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #77000-77199 $40.00 each
KIT #12121: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Double Deck, Hutchins Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #79701-79800 $41.00 each
KIT #12122: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Double Deck, Murphy XLA Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #79701-79800 $41.00 each
KIT #12123: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Double Deck, Single Board Wood Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #79701-79800 $41.00 each
PART #6440: One Piece Roof Frame for Kit Series #6400 & 12100.
Also Available:
KIT #12101: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Later Side & Door, Hutchins Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #77200-77599 $40.00 each
KIT #12102: B-2 Stock Car Conversion, Later Side & Door, Murphy XLA Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #77200-77599 $40.00 each
KIT #12103: B-2 Stock Car COnversion, Later Side & Door, Single Board Wood Roof, AB Brakes, Car Series #77200-77599 $40.00 each

These are available direct from Westerfield Models. Kit includes HO scale unpainted urethane castings with quality details, detailed instruction/history sheets and proprietary decals covering all versions of the prototype car. Trucks and couplers are not included.
Also newly available are more of our new One-Piece Roof Frames for the following Kit Series:
1300/2700/3500/5500 Series Kits, now include a one-piece roof frame.
Also available separately: Item #1340: One-Piece Roof Frame $4.00 ea
1700/1800 Series Kits, now include a one-piece roof frame.
Also available separately: Item #1740: One-Piece Roof Frame $4.00 ea

All of our Kits are available at our secure website: westerfieldmodels.com
or you can use our mail in order form found on our website main page or the "links" page.

All items listed above are HO Scale Craftsman Resin Kits with Custom Decals. Trucks and couplers are not included.
We are have several new Kits in development. Watch for more announcements about these soon:
B-50-5 Box Car for SP roads. This will have a One-Piece Body.
F-50-1/2/3 Pressed Steel U/F Flat Car for Harriman roads (SP/UP).
S-40-1/2/3 Pressed Steel U/F Stock Cars for Harriman roads (SP/UP). These will be flat Kits with our One-Piece Roof Frame.
 
We will be attending the Western Prototype Modelers RPM show on Saturday, March 28, 2014. We look forward to seeing you there!
 
Thank you,
Andrew Dahm
Westerfield Models, LLC
westerfieldmodels.com
westerfieldmodels@...

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