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Two views of B-50-27's - both views show spring planks in the
trucks. The equipment
diagram for the entire class (OWR&N-OSL-UP) just says
"Bettendorf spring plank" for the
trucks. Wood running boards were original equipment.
On 4/7/2022 11:34 AM, Bill McCoy wrote:
I'm finishing my up
grade on these two cars and need a little help with some details
The GN 12 panel car is Vermillion and the UP car is BCR. The
IRM recently painted their GN PS-3 hopper in the vermillion
scheme but painted the trucks BRC. Is this correct for GN
boxcars? also, are the running boards galvanized or vermillinon
I've replaced the underframe on the Trix UP B50-27 with a
Speedwitch UP welded underframe. The underframe kit included a
wooden running board. Is this correct? The car is lettered
OWR&N and has a reweigh showing G.R 3-54 and build date 5-40
at Albina. It has all yellow lettering lettering.
What are the correct trucks for both cars? My modeling dates are
Thanks in advance for your help.