- Photo: NP Automobile Boxcar 6181 (1934)
Re: Photo: NP Automobile Boxcar 6181 (1934)
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Something I’ve thought for a long time. I mean, the Accurail car with the extreme wood grain is great, but also so identifiable as “another one of those models,” as to be boring after a while (Sorry, Dennis).
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Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: NP Automobile Boxcar 6181 (1934)
Hi Schuyler and List members,
Maybe this tells us something about how our single sheathed models should look?!?
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: NP Automobile Boxcar 6181 (1934)
Better than that, I saved a copy of the expanded image and zoomed in on that. I >CAN< see some indication of joints but it simply was not “for sure” for me.
Thanks to the respondents for the clarity.
Did you click on the expand icon before zooming? When I do that I can see the cracks between the individual boards. Here’s a snippet:
Even though I’ve zoomed in quite a ways, could someone confirm my impression that this is a wood-sheathed car?
The door’s wood, but I am not completely sure that the car side is wood.
Photo: NP Automobile Boxcar 6181 (1934)
A photo from the Denver Public Library:
Click on the arrows in the upper right hand corner of the photo to enlarge it and scroll to enlarge it further.
The car's reporting marks are repeated on the right end.
Although not legible, there is a car inspection card above the right wheel of the left truck.
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