Re: Rock Island aluminum box cars


 

Truck type are Barber S-4 swing hanger.
 
Rich Christie

--- On Sun, 7/4/10, Dennis Williams <pennsy6200@...> wrote:


From: Dennis Williams <pennsy6200@...>
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Rock Island aluminum box cars
To: STMFC@...
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2010, 3:59 PM


 



I'm building one, too.  Dennis 

--- On Sun, 7/4/10, Anthony Thompson <thompson@...> wrote:

From: Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Subject: [STMFC] Rock Island aluminum box cars
To: STMFC@...
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2010, 1:43 PM

 

Though strictly speaking, these were passenger express cars,
AAR class BX, they LOOKED like freight cars <g> and I'm sure someone
on this list knows about them. I have a partly-built Sunshine kit for
these, but no photos, and don't know what kind of trucks they had.
Number series RI 20060-20069. `Anyone?

Tony Thompson Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 www.signaturepress.com
(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, thompson@...
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