Re: CN box car series 471000-477849
--- In STMFC@..., "Gene Green" <lgreen@e...> wrote:
the correct starting point for a model of 477636?if
that is indeed correct and, if so, what kind of running board?Which
hand brake was used? Can't tell from the photos.Gene,
Everything you need to know about how to model these and other CN 40'
boxcars is covered in an article written by Stafford Swain in RMC. I
can't recall exactly when the articles were published but Stafford
seems to think circa 1994. I will confirm that when I get home later
As to the ends, they are available now from Sylvan Scale Models,
As are correct roofs and end walks. You will also want to look into 8
rung ladders with integral stirrups. Des Plaines Hobbies retails
plastic replacemenst which fit the Red Caboose kits very nicely.
I've done a number of conversions of these cars. It's a really fun