There was a typo in the link:http://mopac51.tripod.com/id5.html
Here is the direct link to the picture:http://mopac51.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/tripodgtwautoboxcar.jpg
--- In STMFC@..., "Richard Dietrichson" <Rdietrichson@...>
The picture was of a car model, in the new Yahoo weathering group.
The difference in this car model, was that the car had Youndstown
doors, but the end of the car in the photo could not be seen. The
link for this picture is http://mopac51.tripod.com/id5hmtl
. I hope
this clears up the confusion.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 7:46 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: GTW 11/2 door Single sheathed boxcar
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"
> 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
> > > were done as a resin kit in HO, but I'm doing in N scale
> > > 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
> > 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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