Re: New Walthers USRA based cars

Robert kirkham

Wow – those look atrocious. 


I hope Walthers doesn’t screw up the market and make it hard for someone to bring a legitimate 21st century model to market.


Rob Kirkham

From: <> On Behalf Of Bruce Smith
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:25 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] New Walthers USRA based cars




The new Walthers flyer includes four new steam era freight cars:


40' double sheathed USRA boxcar


40' USRA single sheathed boxcar

- dang, look at those boards! SMH


40' steel USRA rebuilt wood boxcar


40' Early Wood Reefer

This looks like a USRA reefer.


These cars are in the WalthersMainline series and have molded on grab irons. Interestingly the "single sheathed boxcar" appears to not have the classic USRA underframe that the other 3 cars show. These may make some interesting detailing and kit bashing fodder.



Bruce Smith

Auburn, AL


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