Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: TCWX Tank Car 115 (1931)
Garth Groff and Sally Sanford
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Elden and Friends,
Garth Groff 🦆
I had a set of Taylor trucks in my truck box for a long time before giving them to a devout RDG modeler who kept begging me. I didn’t think the quality of them was very good, but I know someone did make them in HO.
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Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: TCWX Tank Car 115 (1931)
I wish Tahoe made Taylor trucks. Does anybody?
Just a minor side note, the RDG 100053 boxcar is of interest to me, only by coincidence. I model and research the Georgetown Branch of the B&O, with my layout set ca 1945-55. In one of the rare steam era photos I have in my files there
is a car from the same series; RDG 100225. According to Blockedhttp://www.steamerafreightcars.com/gallery/boxauto/rdg102751main.html these cars were
from the same series of 500 cars built 3/25 by ACF, class XMt.
Here is the photo, May 30, 1956, Bethesda, MD, by R. Mumford.
(click to embiggen)
As a modeler, of course, I'm interested in representing this on my layout so the search is on for me to find out more about these cars in the HO scale space. Anyway, thank you for sharing!
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