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Re: PC: NYC Boxcar Ends

anyone who's interested I have a bunch of that "used junk at train shows" -
I do one a year.  I can paw through and see if some of those cars are in it

Bill k.

Bill's Syracuse rail page 

: From: DougTblood -AT- aol.com
: To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
: Subject: Re: PC: NYC Boxcar Ends
: Date: Sunday, June 14, 1998 2:25 PM
: In a message dated 98-06-14 09:12:16 EDT, you write:
: > The modelling of PRR boxcars in HO has been well documented
: >  over the years, but I have very little on the NYC cars, especially
: >  the Despatch Shops cars with their distinctive end pattern.  The
: >  great photos in the PC color guide are prompting me to model more
: >  NYC built cars in  PC paint.  Does anybody know of a model that
: >  has this end style?  Is there an end that is close that can be
: >  modified?
: >  
: >  Jim
: The old AHM/Model Power ( possibly the concor, I haven't looked closely)
: 40FT PS1's with sliding doors have usable ends. Not a particularly good
: Pullman end, usable for despatch and cheap too. I used them on an Athearn
: smoothside plug door car and needed to narrow them a bit to get a good
: The resulting cars look pretty good ( a NYC plug door and P&E slider)
: something better comes along.
: I bought some evergreen half round shapes with an eye towards despatch
: but haven't gotten around to that yet......
: Doug Trueblood
: I check all the used junk stuff at train shows

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