Now, here's a UP mail car...

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thegrindre
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Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby thegrindre » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:41 am

Notice how short the overall length is.
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Re: Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby Pencil » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:03 am

Cool! Looks like an easy conversion from this car: http://www.nsrm-friends.org/nsrm34.html. I'll have to keep it in mind when I get to that car :)

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Re: Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby Dreadnought1 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:53 pm

Rick,
It's got a nice bit of a bow in the frame by the looks of it...
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Col Hogan
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Re: Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby Col Hogan » Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:53 pm

That car reminds me a lot of the conversion Norm and I did on the Sandy RIver
Baggage car. A few small details and it would have the same look only
in 30ng scale.

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Re: Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby smokeygear » Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:44 pm

If I were to lay down, I would be able to touch both ends of the car.
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Re: Now, here's a UP mail car...

Postby Trainzsam » Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:50 pm

Interesting trucks too, sort of a hybrid between freight arch bar trucks and standard passenger car trucks...

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