Re: An unusual car needs identification!

Charles Morrill

There are photos of Stan Schwedler's excellent model of the Illinois River Packet box car on the P48 Modeler site.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul & Bernice Hillman" <>
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Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 9:23 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: An unusual car needs identification!

--- In, Howard R Garner <cascaderail@...> wrote:

"Illinois River Packet is a 1900 period car.
Model Railroader had plans and a construction actical in the 50's or
60's on this.
Walthers made decals in HO and O/

I cannot get to the photos so will not comment on the model."

Howard Garner
The MR Illinois River Packet article was in:

November 1959, Pgs. 32-38

Built 1903.

Paul Hillman

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