Re: Detail parts availability?
Ed Hawkins wrote
Regarding your question of 8-rung ladders, it depends on the carDetail Associates makes 8-rung ladders for 10'6" cars (DA 6241). Out
of stock at Walthers. Red Caboose also tooled 8-rung ladders for their
10'6" ex-Front Range box cars, part #8700-03, also out of stock at the
Here is a lever brake from Detail Associates -- I think it was tooled
for modern intermodal cars but it may be adaptable for other uses.
You can shorten a 50' ZU eave roof to make a 40' version. :-) The only
40' versions are made for reefers.