Tim O'Connor

Although not 100% accurate, Missouri Pacific had some 50 foot flat
cars (not 53'6") with 13 stake pockets, some of which were converted
for TOFC service and lasted into the 1970's. If you remove the
side-mount brake stand from the Athearn model it can serve as a
reasonable stand-in.

Tim O'Connor

At 12/16/2007 03:23 PM Sunday, you wrote:
James Fellows wrote:
While perhaps just outside the 1960 cut of this list Athearn is
currently selling 50' flats with 40' trailers. Con Cor in the past
has also sold RTR 50' cars with trailers.
These are okay if you don't mind that the Athearn flat has no

Tony Thompson

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