- Illinois Central 40' ss boxcar information
Re: Illinois Central 40' ss boxcar information
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Was the steel plate installed on the door when the car was reconfigured to a smaller door opening?
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tim O'Connor
Sent: Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Illinois Central 40' ss boxcar information
here ya go
On 4/5/2020 11:13 AM, Chuck Cover wrote:
Some time ago I purchased this NEB&W Green Dot Models, Illinois Central single sheathed boxcar kit that was partially built. I am going to start working to finish the build but would like some information about the prototype. I am looking at the lack of diagonal on the panel to the left of the door. Did this car originally have a door and a half? What number series does this car fall? Does anyone have a prototype photo?
It looks like F&C has a kit for this car, F&C #6270, and my kits instructions say go to F&C for replacement parts.
Santa Fe, NM
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