Re: OB Double door Box Car

Steve and Barb Hile

Actually its Ron Von Werder (German, not Dutch, apparently.) He does business as Rocket Express and maked resin kits for both 40 and 50 foot, single sheathed Rock Island boxcars. His website is

Steve Hile

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From: timboconnor@...
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] OB Double door Box Car

Also for HO scale, add Walthers to that list. And the Accurail single
door cars can be kitbashed easily into 1 1/2 door cars using parts
from NERS. Resin cars also were done by Steam Shack, and Ron
Van Werder [sic?] did a Rock Island car.

Tim O'Connor

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From: Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...>

> Many single sheathed auto cars lasted in revenue service through
> the 1950s and into the 1960s, and cars of this type have been modeled
> in styrene by Model Die Casting (now Athearn) and in resin by Westerfield,
> Sunshine, Speedwitch, and Funaro & Camerlengo.

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