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Hi George, Garth, and List Members,
George is completely correct, the MDC 36ft cars
generally work very well for my chosen 1929 era.
George is also correct in that the 'ancient Arnold/Rapido Iron Mountain stock car' make a very
nice model, my rendition can be seen in the image linked below...
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Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2019 11:24
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Throwback
Tuesday: MDC "Old Timer" Freight Cars
If I recall correctly, fellow N Scaler Claus' Approximate Time
Period more closely aligns with the October 1919 ORER, which shows 290 cars in
the Clinchfield (CC&O) series 2400 to 2699.
I have the Stock
Car Cyclopedia Claus mentioned-- I believe that I found it at an Ollie's (!)
as part of their remainder book pile. It has a large number of photos
and some familiar names among the authors-- John Nehrich and Martin Lofton,
for example. I can't speak for the MDC model, but there are
prototype photos for two other N Scale offerings-- the ancient Arnold/Rapido
Iron Mountain stock car and the Micro-Trains 35000/035 series Despatch Stock
Car, which is a New York Central rebuild as previously noted here and
"I still don't know what I don't know about