Union Pacific S-40-6 Livestock Cars Available (HO Scale Kit)


Bob Chaparro
 

Union Pacific S-40-6 Livestock Cars Available (HO Scale Kit)

This car is available (limited quantities, some numbers no longer available) in two paint schemes from the Union Pacific Historical Society.

The S-40-6 stock cars were originally built as single deck stock cars when delivered to the UP in 1918. They were re-built starting in 1941 to double deck cars and numbered into the 41000 series. This group of cars represent the Pre-1955 scheme with stripes above and below the car number. The following car numbers are available: 1) 41010D,  2) 41176D, 3) 41285D, 4) 41309D, 5) 41377D, 6) 41419D, 7) 41452D, 8) 41590D, 9) 41616D, 10) 41664D and 11) 41988D. $20.00 per car plus shipping and handling.

https://uphs-store.myshopify.com/collections/models/products/stock-cars

The S-40-6 stock cars were originally built as single deck cars when delivered to the UP in 1918. They were re-built starting in 1941 to double deck cars and numbered into the 41000 series. This group of cars represent the 1955 scheme with no stripes on the car number board. The following car numbers are available: 1) 41005D, 2) 41143D, 3) 41201D, 4) 41244D, 5) 41323D, 6) 41473D, 7) 41531D, 8) 41653D, 9) 41714D, 10) 41840D, 11) 41872D and 12) 41901D. $20.00 per car plus shipping and handling.

https://uphs-store.myshopify.com/collections/models/products/up-s-40-6-1955-scheme

The cars initially were to be made by Red Caboose, who folded during the manufacturing of the cars. Jimmy Booth, a UPHS member and owner of PBL, took over.

They are a flat kit.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA