Re: Heap Shields


Armand Premo
 

Westerfield.A Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: Tim O'Connor
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 9:19 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Heap Shields




Andy Miller once found some resin castings that represented
C&O "dreadnaught" style ribbed hopper car ends, that were made
to fit the Athearn car. Anyone remember who made them?

Tim O'Connor

>cj riley wrote:
>> I still have several sets of brass castings of an entire end with
>> heap shield that date back to perhaps the '70s or '80s designed for
>> the Athearn hopper. I also have some plastic heap shield castings
>> from (I believe) Roundhouse. Never used any of them and would love a
>> good model that included them.
>
> I have a pair of these ends also. I don't know who originally
>produced them, though. Nice parts.
>
>Tony Thompson






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