Re: WESTCO underframes

Andy Carlson

Ken Westcott, co-author of the excellent book on the Pacific Coast narrow gauge railroad, still has inventory produced from time to time to meet the limited demand. He lives in Alhambra, CA, and his phone #is: 323 283 4484

On Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at 01:07 PM, wrote:

Some years ago WESTCO offered underframe castings for modeling trussrod
underframe flat cars and gondolas. The underframes were made of white
and were available for HO and HOn3. Are these underframes still
Where can I obtain them?

Does someone on this list have samples of the standard gauge frame? If
so, could he
or she please measure the following dimensions for me:

* overall length,
* width over sidesills,
* height of sidesills?

Are the sidesills completely straight or are they beveled at the ends?
How many
stake pockets do the castings have per side?

Thanks for any help!

Andreas Kuehnpast

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