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PC: Re: Walthers NYC depressed-center flatcar

The Walthers model is based on a SOO Line prototype.  I believe Walthers was 
going to letter the NYC models for a 'similar' car from lot 699-F.

Terry Link
Bramalea, Ontario, Canada
trlink -AT- canadasouthern.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jerry Jordak" <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
To: "Penn Central Mailing List" <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 17:33
Subject: PC: Walthers NYC depressed-center flatcar

> Walthers has announced an HO scale depressed-center flatcar model in 
> several road names, including NYC:
> http://www.walthers.com/exec/productinfo/932-7887
> I was checking my PC and NYC equipment guides, and I couldn't find any 
> matching cars in there. There were several similar cars, but they had 
> six-wheel trucks, while the Walthers car has 4-wheel trucks.
> Anyone know if this car is legit, or is Walthers taking creating license 
> with this one? I checked the PC freight car book posted on George Elwood's 
> site, and found these pages that looked close, but I can't tell for sure 
> from the drawings.
> http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/pc/pc-fc218.gif
> http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/pc/pc-fc219.gif
> -JWJ

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