Re: GTW 11/2 door Single sheathed boxcar

Marty McGuirk

Where did you see the picture? If it's online a link would help.

I don't have my reference material at work but that number sounds
like it's one of the c 1928 cars built for the Central Vermont and
GTW. It might be a CV car that was transferred to the GTW.

Ed Beaudette did an article in MR a few years ago that included
prototype drawings of the CV/GTW 1-1/2 door as built cars (CV's 41000-
series). Not sure about the accuracy of the Mainline drawings Dennis
referred to but I do know the drawings in MR were based on prototype
drawings and confirmed with field measurements of three surviving


--- In STMFC@..., "Richard Dietrichson"
<Rdietrichson@...> wrote:

Denis, The car # that I've seen a model of is 583699. I hope this
helps clear up which class I'm refering to, and again Dick thanks for
the scan of the car.
Rick Dietrichson
Wilmington, NC
----- Original Message -----
From: Dennis Storzek
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 9:10 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: GTW 11/2 door Single sheathed boxcar

--- In STMFC@..., Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@>
> On Dec 30, 2008, at 2:19 PM, rdietrichson wrote:
> > Hey all;
> > On the SS 1 1/2 door automobile boxcar that GTW ran, what
type of an
> > end did this car have? I believe that a model of this class
of cars
> > were done as a resin kit in HO, but I'm doing in N scale
hence the
> > question.
> >
> Rick, the HO scale resin kit was actually a Don Valentine
> kit with new doors, etc. to kitbash an Accurail single sheathed
> car. I have a photo which shows the end and I'll send you a
scan off-
> list.
> Richard Hendrickson


He might mean the tall ca. 1930 cars that were drawn in Mainline
Modeler fifteen or twnty years ago. A number series would be


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