Re: Reading Boxcar 18729


Tim O'Connor
 


Are these the same cars as the F&C kit ?

On 3/24/2022 2:56 PM, Eric Hansmann wrote:

There’s an informative data sheet on this XAra class on the Reading Modeler site. Click on XAra for the PDF.

http://www.readingmodeler.info/index.php/component/content/article/99-rolling-stock-reference-files/freight/214-reading-company-boxcars

 

These were the product of a rebuild program. I think these were originally USRA single-sheathed boxcars rebuilt in 1935 for auto service. From the data sheet it seems the Reading rebuilt 100 additional cars to XAra class in 1943.

 

 

Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN

 



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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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