An update from Yarmouth Model Works


Pierre Oliver
 

Please have a look at this blog post for news from Yarmouth Model Works
https://elgincarshops.blogspot.com/2019/08/new-kits-for-fall-of-2019.html

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Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com


Bill Welch
 

Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


James Brewer
 

Like Bill, I am excited and glad and N&W B-5 boxcar is being done....but I think it is beautiful, not homely! LOL!  The other kits look great as well.  Thanks for doing all of these cars.

Jim Brewer

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 8:26 AM Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:
Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


Roger Huber <trainpainter@...>
 

I wouldn't car it homely but it is different! Who does the trucks like on the first series photo?

Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 07:26:01 AM CDT, Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:


Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


Pierre Oliver
 

Those are the Buckeye Cushion trucks that will be in the kit
They are cast by F&C

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
On 8/09/19 10:37 a.m., Roger Huber via Groups.Io wrote:

I wouldn't car it homely but it is different! Who does the trucks like on the first series photo?

Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 07:26:01 AM CDT, Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:


Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


Matt Goodman
 

They look to be just newer than my 1938 modeling time frame. Bummer, but still neat to see steam era N&W cars being done. 

Matt Goodman
Columbus, Ohio

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On Aug 9, 2019, at 10:14 AM, James Brewer <jim.brewer.3611@...> wrote:

Like Bill, I am excited and glad and N&W B-5 boxcar is being done....but I think it is beautiful, not homely! LOL!  The other kits look great as well.  Thanks for doing all of these cars.

Jim Brewer

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 8:26 AM Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:
Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


David
 

I trust the 49000-series B-5 will come with the Superior door option?

https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=19398

David Thompson


Pierre Oliver
 

Well that's the first image to pop up with a Superior door.
Figures

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com

On 8/09/19 6:57 p.m., David via Groups.Io wrote:
I trust the 49000-series B-5 will come with the Superior door option?

https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=19398

David Thompson



 

It's OK; he'd have to produce a photo of it in service colors, not the builder's whitewash. Otherwise, he'd have to model it in whitewash. LOL!


Thanks!
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Brian Ehni


On 8/9/19, 6:19 PM, "Pierre Oliver" <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io on behalf of pierre.oliver@elgincarshops.com> wrote:

Well that's the first image to pop up with a Superior door.
Figures

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com

On 8/09/19 6:57 p.m., David via Groups.Io wrote:
> I trust the 49000-series B-5 will come with the Superior door option?
>
> https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=19398
>
> David Thompson
>
>
>
>


David
 

It was on the last 50 cars; here are some general drawings:

https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=5708
https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=5709

David Thompson


mopacfirst
 

Different issue -- does this car have a steeper roof slope than normal?  Or is that an illusion?

Ron Merick


David
 

Yeah, I think it does.?? End drawing for 49500-49999 here:
https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=20569

Compare to 48000-48999:
https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=4113

David Thompson


David
 

It's OK; he'd have to produce a photo of it in service colors, not the builder's whitewash.
Lol, here you go:
https://imagebase.lib.vt.edu/image_viewer.php?q=ns2910

David Thompson


Tim O'Connor
 


I love the B-5 too, although I hesitate to call it the most homely. There
are plenty of candidates for that title! :-D

Photos shows the B-5's with at least FIVE different trucks

1. Buckeye, that Pierre mentioned (date 1956)
2. Allied Full Cushion (1951)
3. National Type B (date 1959)
4. AAR trucks - no spring plank, widely spaced two front springs (1942 builder, etc)
5. AAR trucks - no spring plank, three front springs (1941 builder)

Tim



On 8/9/2019 10:14 AM, James Brewer wrote:
Like Bill, I am excited and glad and N&W B-5 boxcar is being done....but I think it is beautiful, not homely! LOL!  The other kits look great as well.  Thanks for doing all of these cars.

Jim Brewer

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 8:26 AM Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:
Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts


Tim O'Connor
 

fyi

On 8/9/2019 7:19 PM, Pierre Oliver wrote:
Well that's the first image to pop up with a Superior door.
Figures

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com

On 8/09/19 6:57 p.m., David via Groups.Io wrote:
I trust the 49000-series B-5 will come with the Superior door option?

https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=19398

David Thompson
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*Tim O'Connor*
*Sterling, Massachusetts*


 

UNCLE!

Thanks!
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Brian Ehni


On 8/9/19, 8:47 PM, "David via Groups.Io" <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io on behalf of jaydeet2001=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

> It's OK; he'd have to produce a photo of it in service colors, not the
> builder's whitewash.

Lol, here you go:
https://imagebase.lib.vt.edu/image_viewer.php?q=ns2910

David Thompson


Roger Huber <trainpainter@...>
 

The car with the trucks I was asking about is the one on the blog #48826. Very strange trucks I am not familiar with.




Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 09:15:12 PM CDT, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



I love the B-5 too, although I hesitate to call it the most homely. There
are plenty of candidates for that title! :-D

Photos shows the B-5's with at least FIVE different trucks

1. Buckeye, that Pierre mentioned (date 1956)
2. Allied Full Cushion (1951)
3. National Type B (date 1959)
4. AAR trucks - no spring plank, widely spaced two front springs (1942 builder, etc)
5. AAR trucks - no spring plank, three front springs (1941 builder)

Tim



On 8/9/2019 10:14 AM, James Brewer wrote:

Like Bill, I am excited and glad and N&W B-5 boxcar is being done....but I think it is beautiful, not homely! LOL!  The other kits look great as well.  Thanks for doing all of these cars.

Jim Brewer

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 8:26 AM Bill Welch <fgexbill@...> wrote:
Very excited about the N&W B5, arguably the most homely boxcar ever built. thank you for doing them Pierre.

Bill Welch


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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts


Tim O'Connor
 


Some of them had roofs that looked a LOT like PRR X37 or X38 roofs with
the indentation for the laterals.

Some appear to have ordinary SRE (rectangular panel) roofs [attached photo]

Tim O'Connor


On 8/9/2019 9:11 PM, mopacfirst wrote:
Different issue -- does this car have a steeper roof slope than normal?  Or is that an illusion?

Ron Merick

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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts


Tim O'Connor
 


Buckeye trucks. The PRR had them as well. F&C makes castings for them.



On 8/9/2019 10:26 PM, Roger Huber via Groups.Io wrote:
The car with the trucks I was asking about is the one on the blog #48826. Very strange trucks I am not familiar with.




Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 09:15:12 PM CDT, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



I love the B-5 too, although I hesitate to call it the most homely. There
are plenty of candidates for that title! :-D

Photos shows the B-5's with at least FIVE different trucks

1. Buckeye, that Pierre mentioned (date 1956)
2. Allied Full Cushion (1951)
3. National Type B (date 1959)
4. AAR trucks - no spring plank, widely spaced two front springs (1942 builder, etc)
5. AAR trucks - no spring plank, three front springs (1941 builder)

Tim


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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts


Roger Huber <trainpainter@...>
 

Tim,

I can't see them on the F&C site. Could you provide some other info?

Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 09:39:16 PM CDT, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



Buckeye trucks. The PRR had them as well. F&C makes castings for them.



On 8/9/2019 10:26 PM, Roger Huber via Groups.Io wrote:
The car with the trucks I was asking about is the one on the blog #48826. Very strange trucks I am not familiar with.

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Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Friday, August 9, 2019, 09:15:12 PM CDT, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:



I love the B-5 too, although I hesitate to call it the most homely. There
are plenty of candidates for that title! :-D

Photos shows the B-5's with at least FIVE different trucks

1. Buckeye, that Pierre mentioned (date 1956)
2. Allied Full Cushion (1951)
3. National Type B (date 1959)
4. AAR trucks - no spring plank, widely spaced two front springs (1942 builder, etc)
5. AAR trucks - no spring plank, three front springs (1941 builder)

Tim


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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts