Re: Caboose On End Of Train

Tony Thompson

Garth Groff wrote:

Since you are looking for plastic, your choices are rather bit limited. The Athearn car is probably your best choice. It more or less represents an SP prototype circa 1954, though lots of other roads had similar cabooses.

      Actually, it's a 1960 SP caboose, though kitbashable (not simply) to represent 1950s classes.

 If you could find one, Silver Streak used to offer a wood and metal SP bay window car, and they also offered a converted boxcar with bays. 

       That Silver Streak bay window car is not only oversize (like many Silver Streak cars), but represents a single experimental SP car. I'm not aware of any other railroad which did the same. But Garth may know of some.

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