1940-era Models by Pacific Rail Shops

Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-419
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Canadian Pacific
Road Number:249463
Prototype Era:1940
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available with three other road numbers: 249365, 249391, 249363. The ends should be 5/5 Dreadnaught. SSCR has the correct end or MLW sells the top rib and darts. CPR used 7 rung ladders on their 10' IH cars. "Stepped-name" lettering scheme.
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model owned by Andy Malette
photo © Andy Malette
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-405
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Chesapeake & Ohio
Road Number:3426
Prototype Era:1940
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in four road numbers.
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Category:Box Cars, Double-door
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:65146
Prototype Class:X37b
Prototype Era:1940
Model Introduced:1995
Product Type:Kit
This car was produced to celebrate the South Jersey S Scalers' 5th anniversary. The model came with National Type B-1 trucks. Available with the following road numbers (with the special text and # of kits produced)
64707, 64709, etc. (6 other road numbers 50 kits)
64958 ("Buy War Bonds" 64 kits)
65146 ("...return to PRR Midvale Phila" 49 kits)
66913 ("...return to PRR Detroit Mich" 75 kits)
66974 (50 kits)
67368 ("...return to South Buffalo..." 49 kits)
The main photo shows Ed's model, to which he added Kadee #802 couplers and some weight. The additional photos by Bill Lane show some other road numbers.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-432
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE)
Road Number:30021
Prototype Era:1940
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in three road numbers: 30021, 30135, 30237. Circa 1945.
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model owned by Steve Depolo
photo © Steve Depolo
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-431
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE)
Road Number:35682
Prototype Era:1940
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in four road numbers: 30254, 30262, 30346, 30399. Circa 1940.
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model owned by Roger Nulton
photo © Roger Nulton
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-404
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Road Number:14739
Prototype Era:1940
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in four road numbers. Roger's model uses the kit's ASF trucks.
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model owned by Roger Nulton
photo © Roger Nulton

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