Re: CB&Q Intermountain 10’ 6” boxcar questions


Nelson Moyer
 

Nice looking car, but the two rivet heads on the bolster tabs reveal it as a fake. No bowtie. Don’t feel bad, Charlie, I use the Intermountain body as the basis for three CB&Q XM-32A cars, and I didn’t remove and replace the rivets, either. Most don’t know or care.

 

Nelson Moyer

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Charlie Duckworth
Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:39 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] CB&Q Intermountain 10’ 6” boxcar questions

 

Here’s the $10 kit finished, roof toned down with brown and black dry pigments, a little brown also run down the rivet seams and white oils below the door to denote a few broken flour sacks while in transit.  Did the Q paint the roof walks?

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Charlie Duckworth 
Omaha, Ne.

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