Re: Canadian Pacific Boxcar 230000 With Drop Doors


Kenneth Montero
 

Would the Tichy CP Clone of the USRA single sheathed boxcar (kit no. 4034) be a better starting kit? The body of that kit has 7-8 ends.

Ken Montero

On 07/02/2022 4:45 PM Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



Is this identical to the Tichy D&H box car (USRA converted to cement service) ?

On 7/2/2022 2:21 PM, Bob Chaparro via groups.io wrote:

Canadian Pacific Boxcar 230000 With Drop Doors

Photos from the Old Time Trains website:

http://www.trainweb.org/oldtimetrains/photos/cpr_rolling/230000.jpg

http://www.trainweb.org/oldtimetrains/photos/cpr_rolling/230000_drop_door.jpg

Description:

“230000 equipped with drop doors for grain loading. 60 ton 3098 cu.ft. built 7/1920 Fort William

Stencil wording below car number reads:

Assigned to special grain service only between Port Mc.Nicoll and West St.John.

NOTE: See 139002 (above) for 36 foot box similarly equipped and assigned. Also, 299690 (below) 40 foot double door.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA



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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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