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news:%9Ovc.3038$ye1.415@lakeread05 CB&Q 35560 (Box) Bellows Falls VT1964
According to my 1/60 and 1/65 ORERs, this should be part of CB&Q 29000-37799 series boxcars AAR designation XM IL 40'-6", IW 9'-2", IH 10'-6" 6'-0"x9'-11" doors 3900 or 3898 cu.ft., 50 tons
This car caught my eye as a modeling project in HO scale. A couple of questions:1) Who built the car? I'd place a guess that it's a PS-1, but I'll leave it up to you experts to pass final judgement.
2) What are the closest modeling options in HO? What would you do to improve the appearance of the model?3) Was this car painted boxcar red or Chinese red?
4) What would be appropriate HO decals for this car? (Microscale preferred, but all ideas are welcome.)5) Would the other side of the car have the "Everywhere West" slogan?
- - - - Mark Mathu Whitefish Bay, Wis. The Green Bay Route: