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Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 27 Aug 1998 18:36:55 -0400
SOmewhere I have the official Conrail renumbering instructions for these
cabooses, including numbers and classes.
I think you could get away with a bay-window from the Walthers caboose, or
build one, and plate the windows with thin styrene. The Bowser N5 caboose
comes in NH and B&M schemes, that's the most logical starting point.
I'm thinking of doing the AT&SF car just as a conversation piece.. Short
of going and measuring the one in PA, anyone know how big/how high up the
> From: Ken Freeman <kfreeman -AT- netacc.net>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
> Date: Thursday, August 27, 1998 1:30 AM
> Bill K. wrote:
> > What class were the NYC cabs? I wasn't aware of any NYC cupola caboose
> > after the wood ones were disposed of in 1963. The B&M had some
> > cabooses though.
> > I still say PC gets the award for weirdest/ugliest cabooses, between
> > cars and the Santa Fe ones with the "chopped top" -
> > BK
> > ----------
> > > From: Jejunabra -AT- aol.com
> > > To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> > > Subject: Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
> > > Date: Tuesday, August 25, 1998 9:27 PM
> > >
> > > The New Haven cabooses's cupolas are more square in shape than those
> > > similar Pennsylvania Railroad cabooses. Also, New York Central had
> > > cabooses that were very similar to those of the New Haven Railroad.
> > These, too
> > > had the cupola windows plated over and bay windows installed. I hope
> > > satisfactorilly answers your question.
> Anyone know of a kit of the NH cabooses like this? As ugly and odd as
> they are, I'd still like to build one. Think Conrail classes them as N8?
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