Product Gallery: Box Cars express

Manufacturer:River Raisin Models
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:(undecorated)
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Brass
This is a 50-foot Pullman troop sleeper car that was converted to express service after WWII. The models were available painted and unpainted.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-418
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Monon
Road Number:1223
Prototype Era:1942
Model Introduced:1995
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in four road numbers (matching the four road numbers the prototype had). 7-panel Superior doors.
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model owned by Roger Nulton
photo © Roger Nulton
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Manufacturer ID:SWM-E5
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Reading (RDG)
Prototype Class:BXmu
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Brass
Express mail box car. The models were built by Han Shin Models Precision, Inc, Seoul, Korea. They included the Birdsboro trucks. The main photo shows Bill Lane's model which has additional sill steps, a handhold beside the doors, as well as a signal air hose and steam connection at the ends. Photo #2 shows Dale Minard's model in the painted, but undecorated version. Photo #3 is by Edwin Kirstatter which shows the original unpainted version.
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model owned by Bill Lane
photo © Bill Lane
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-303
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Rock Island (RI)
Road Number:20040
Prototype Class:BX
Prototype Era:1948
Model Introduced:1995
Product Type:Kit
AAR 40-foot, 10'6" inside-height. Available in three road numbers. Circa 1948. Bob's model has River Raisin Allied trucks installed.
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model owned by Bob Werre
photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-439
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. 1950s paint scheme. Available in six road numbers. Silver body color.
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Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-461
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, early square corners. 1940s paint scheme. Available in six road numbers. Black body color.
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Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-406
Category:Box Cars - express
Road Name:Western Pacific
Road Number:220084
Prototype Era:1937
Product Type:Kit
1937 AAR, 40-foot, 10-foot inside-height, round corners. Available in four road numbers. This model was built as per the kit instructions, with the only thing different being the placement of the tack boards (to match prototype photos).
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans

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