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148 of the double door single sheathed cars in series 4700 to
4997 were still in revenue service in 1965!
Incredibly, 16 double door cars are in a 1972 ORER (2 years
after BN merger), and another 6 are listed
as having no doors at all. That probably means they were in
On 1/3/2021 1:48 PM, Richard Remiarz wrote (on STMFC)
I completed NP 5418, a 50’ single sheath auto boxcar built
from a Speedwitch kit. I adding Intermountain 0.088”
wheelsets to the TMW Dalman trucks, Kadee #178 coupers, and
HiTech Details 6038 air hoses. The car was painted with
TruColor TCP-193 NP 1930-45 Freight Car Brown.
was done by coloring random boards with Prismacolor 30% warm
grey, terra cotta, light umber, Tuscan red, and sienna brown
colored pencils. Pan Pastel Permanent Red Extra Dark was
used to tone down the lettering and colored pencils,
followed by Pan Pastel black for weathering. Speedwitch
chalk mark decals were used, along with Polly Scale Grimy
Black on the wheel faces and Polly Scale Rust on the
couplers and trucks.