Re: Roundhouse/MDC metal cars


There was also a model of a Panel side boxcar that was close or an exact model of of a Santa Fe Bx-3/6.
Rick Dietrichson
Wilmington, NC

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From: Anthony Thompson
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Subject: Re: [STMFC] Roundhouse/MDC metal cars

Gene Green wrote:
> I am specifically interested in the old Roundhouse stock car with
> metal sides and the single-sheathed box car with metal truss and wood
> sides. Does anyone know if either have a prototype and if so, what?

I think these two truss castings are the same. I always used to
think it was the ARA box car, but haven't really checked details or

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