Re: Cotton Belt dbl door boxcar

O Fenton Wells

Ken, It's not that difficult to make your own steel sides with Evergreen sheet styrene, especially now with Archer rivets.  This one was interesting as it has two rows of rivets per panel.  I've done it several times, the most recent is the ACL O-24 I finished a few weeks ago.  I've been asked to do an article on this for SAL/ACL modeler.  This car started out it's life as a P2K 50 SD boxcar at 10'-6"IH but now it is an ACL car with a 10'-1"IH.

On Sun, Oct 25, 2020 at 3:21 PM Benjamin Hom <b.hom@...> wrote:
Ken Adams asked:
"Are there any articles dealing with the upgrading to DD steel sided 40 foot cars and how to model them?"

The 2019 Cocoa Beach Shake 'N Take project detailed the Intermountain 40 ft automobile boxcar to match SOU 272500-272999.

"...much maligned Tichy steel rebuilt box car body..."

Why is it much maligned?

Ben Hom

Fenton Wells
250 Frye Rd
Pinehurst NC 28374

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