Re: Photos: GATX/DuPont Tank Car 63321 (Circa 1940s)

Schuyler Larrabee

Well, Kevin, looks like you probably have scans of the article by Chuck Yungkurth.   But if you are still looking, I brought home a copy of the magazine from the North Shore club’s library last night.  As others said, only a scale drawing and a 1960’s version of how to scratchbuild the model, all wood and paper.  I’m sure the model you build will be enormously better (no disrespect to Chuck – he did the best possible in – lily – 1959 or so) and we all look forward to seeing photos of the results in . . . say . . . sometime in July??  😊


N.B., the copy I have is in a bound volume, so some distortion would be likely.




From: <> On Behalf Of Allan Smith
Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:45 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photos: GATX/DuPont Tank Car 63321 (Circa 1940s)


I have a copy of RMC May 1960. As soon as I can I will dig it out and send a copy of the article. It will be a few days as I am helping wire a house for a backup generator, should finish tomorrow. I can have the copy to you by Thursday. If you will send me your Email address I will send it directly to you.


Al Smith

Sonora CA




On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 01:27:33 PM PDT, Benjamin Hom <b.hom@...> wrote:



Kevin Lafferty asked:
"Time to pull out the way back machine. This may be a hopeless request, but in searching for additional info on these DuPont 3K gallon lead yank cars I found a reference to a May 1960 RMC article about scratch building a 3K gallon tank car by Chuck [Yungkurth]. The earliest RMCs I have are '64 and most on-line dealers believe these old magazines were printed on Unobtainium. Does anyone possibly remember this article and is it worth the cost of obtaining a copy?"

eBay turned up two listings for the May 1960 RMC: ($7.95 + shipping)  ($5 + shipping)

Ben Hom

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