Re: Tichy kits

benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

Tim O'Connor wrote:
"...Sunshine has produced a mini-kit to convert the car into a Wabash
(DT&I?) version."

Wabash and Ann Arbor only, NOT DT&I. The DT&I USRA DS rebuilds
retained their 5/5/5 Murphy ends (vice the 7/8 ends of the Wabash cars,
which were NOT rebuilt from USRA DS cars) and had a unique 15 U-section
carline steel roof.

The DT&I also leased PRR Class X26C rebuilt boxcars after WWII, but
these were markedly different in appearance than either of these cars.

Ben Hom

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