Re: [URL Verdict: Neutral][Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] PRR CB&T Shops kit ???

Brian Carlson

Tim that’s a x43 with the wrong class applied at repainting. It happened.

  • X43
    • Number series: 603500-603999, 500 cars
    • Built by Greenville (order #549), Dec 1950
    • 7 foot door
    • 10 panel riveted car
    • R+3/4 early improved dreadnaught end.
    • roof ? 
  • X43a
    • Number series: 602000-6034999, 1,500 cars
    • Built by ACF (lot 3476), Dec 1950-Feb 1951
    • 7 foor Youngstown Door
    • 7 rung ladders
    • 12 panel wielded sides
    • Diagonal panel roof
    • R+3/4 early improved Dreadnaught ends

Brian J. Carlson 

On Mar 3, 2022, at 3:00 PM, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:

ahem ... 10 panels, riveted

On 3/3/2022 1:52 PM, Gatwood, Elden J SAD wrote:



First, the number should have 6 digits, as all were in a segregated class beginning with 602xxx.


See attached.


Elden Gatwood


From: <> On Behalf Of Lester Breuer
Sent: Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:43 PM
Subject: [URL Verdict: Neutral][Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] PRR CB&T Shops kit ???


I have an CB&T Shops PRR plastic kit.  Box is labeled 1944 AAR Box Car.   Car number 60597 , Class X-43A
Is this car body, steel, 12 panel sides and R+3/4,  Modified paint scheme  have a prototype or foobie?
I do not have resources to find an answer?
Thank You for your time and effort to respond.
Lester Breuer


Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

Brian J. Carlson, P.E.
Cheektowaga NY

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