American Models Box Cars, Single Door

Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:100
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:(undecorated)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Akron, Canton & Youngstown (ACY)
Road Number:3278
Prototype Era:1948
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Jack Sudimak
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Akron, Canton & Youngstown (ACY)
Road Number:849
Prototype Era:1951
Product Type:Kit-bash
Ed used an undecorated American Model box car body, ACE American Flyer conversion underframe castings, S-Helper Service trucks, Pacific Rail Shops and S-Helper details, and Kadee #802 couplers to build this PS-1 box car. The interior is fully modeled, and the decals are a custom-made set from Rail Graphics.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:115
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:146255
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"The Chief"
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:41181
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"The Scout"
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Model Introduced:2010
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:102
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Road Number:470604
Prototype Class:M-67
Prototype Era:1957
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Ed added grab irons and Kadee #802 couplers. This model has a 6-foot door whereas the prototype used 8-foot ones. The real cars (400) were built by Pullman in 1957, and looked similar to the PS-1 design cars. The circled-T to the left of the road number indicates these cars were suitable to use in time saver service.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:148
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Boston & Maine
Road Number:76054
Prototype Era:1957
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also available with road number 76058 (partially visible in the photo).
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:178
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Burlington Northern (BN)
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:132
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Canadian Pacific
Road Number:223817
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Beaver Shield logo. This, at best, would have been an experimental scheme, not widely used, and probably replaced the stepped-lettering car.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:104
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Canadian Pacific
Road Number:290078
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The CPR 3-line logo was in use from 1950 on. These cars carried a lot of paper loads south from Canadian paper mills. Seen commonly in DC area freight houses.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:147
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Central of Georgia
Road Number:5537
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:145
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Central Railroad of New Jersey
Road Number:20522
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The ready-to-run version is AM 1145.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:119
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Chesapeake & Ohio
Road Number:9705
Prototype Era:1952
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Single-door. 40' steel, 1945 AAR. Ed moved the placard boars up to their old position, added grab irons and other small details, and installed the Kadee S couplers. The brake rigging is incorrect on this model, but Ed left his as-is. The second photo is by Wally Collins.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:120
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Chesapeake & Ohio
Road Number:9705
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Single-door. 40' steel, 1945 AAR.
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model owned by Wally Collins
photo © Wally Collins
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:137
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:80612
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:179
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Road Number:62984
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Metal roofwalk. Each side has a different logo; one side reads: "Way of the Zephyrs"; the other side reads: "Everywhere West".
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:138
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Conrail
Road Number:70123
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:D&RGW
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The model in the photo has been modified with a straight sill.
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:150
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:D&RGW
Road Number:69408
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Delaware & Hudson
Road Number:22133
Product Type:Kit
The Bridge Line, white shield scheme was a D&H standard from 1963 thru 1972. These cars carried mainly paper loads, from upper New York state (Hudson river) paper mills, south into the mid-Atlantic states, for finishing and distribution.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Detroit & Mackinac
Road Number:2843
Prototype Era:1958
Model Introduced:2016
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Special-run car for the 2016 NASG Convention held by the Southeastern Michigan S Gaugers.
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model owned by David Campbell
photo © David Campbell
Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:127
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Elgin, Joliet & Eastern (EJ&E)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Kit was discontinued in 1990. Jace painted his model's trucks and installed Kadee 802 couplers.
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model owned by Jace Kahn
photo © Jace Kahn
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:134
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Erie Lackawanna
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo #2 shows the original unbuilt kit version, and Photo #3 show the kit box' end. Road numbers 73190, 3778.
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Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Erie Railroad
Road Number:80012
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Ron Kemp
photo © Ron Kemp
Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:107
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Grand Trunk Western
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:106
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Grand Trunk Western
Road Number:516153
Prototype Era:1959
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Craig Tomita
photo © Craig Tomita
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:108
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Great Northern (GN)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:129
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Great Northern (GN)
Road Number:11095
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:130
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Gulf, Mobile & Ohio
Road Number:53489
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Illinois Central Gulf
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Two road numbers were produced specifically for the Central Jersey S Scalers.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Lehigh Valley
Road Number:61310
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This box car was a project commissioned by the Central Jersey S Scalers. 500 were made, and they sold out in 1989. American Models painted and lettered them. Several road numbers were available. Photo #2 shows the green version (note the special door on this model).
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:220
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Maine Central (MEC)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Kit
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:133
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Minneapolis & St. Louis (MStL)
Road Number:54658
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Missouri Kansas Texas (MKT)
Road Number:92507
Model Introduced:2010
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:140
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Missouri Pacific (MP)
Road Number:96235
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis
Road Number:18749
Prototype Era:1957
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Special run for the 2012 NASG Convention. The second photo is the official Convention car photo (just for historical reference).
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Photo #2
model owned by Jack Sudimak
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis
Road Number:18850
Prototype Era:1942
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Special run for the 2012 NASG Convention.
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model owned by Jack Sudimak
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:121
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:174473
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:113
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:180444
Prototype Era:1956
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Ed has added grab irons, moved the placard boards, added other details, and installed Kadee S couplers. The second photo is of Holt Apgar's version, which was built from the original kit, with added hi-rail couplers.
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Photo #2
model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:141
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:87116
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:136
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:New York Susquehanna & Western
Road Number:521
Prototype Era:1938
Model Introduced:1992
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Two road numbers were produced specifically for the Central Jersey S Scalers. Photo #2 shows the original unbuilt kit (road number 520), and Photo #3 shows the kit box' end.
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Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:128
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:New York, New Haven & Hartford
Road Number:36108
Prototype Era:1941
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The American Models model is based on a 1955 rebuilt and repainted prototype car. Photo #2 shows a model that was custom painted and decals applied.
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Nickel Plate Road (NKP)
Product Type:Kit
This model was made special for the Cuyahoga Valley S Gaugers 1993 Spring Spree. A few extra details were added; cut levers, S Kadee #808 couplers, grab irons, pulling staples, brakeman's platform braces, running board end braces, and grain doors inside. Originally a kit, this model is now available as "ready-to-run" from American Models.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:131
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Norfolk & Western
Road Number:54619
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Kit
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:126
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Northern Pacific
Road Number:25504
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
In Photo #2, Ed added grab irons, several other details, and installed Kadee S couplers. He also moved the placard boards up to their old location, and installed interior grain doors.
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Photo #2
model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:180g
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Northern Pacific
Road Number:42710
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:114
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:47898
Prototype Class:X48
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Built from the original kit, Holt added the hi-rail couplers.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:123
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:92461
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Released as 1123 in 2004.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:125
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE)
Road Number:30807
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models
Manufacturer ID:124
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Port Huron & Detroit (PH&D)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Kit was discontinued in 1990.
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:176
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Reading (RDG)
Road Number:104276
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This model has the premium perforated metal walkway. In the prototype, this paint scheme was introduced in the mid-1960s.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:142
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Rock Island (RI/ROCK)
Road Number:22177
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:122
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Rutland
Road Number:108
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This was the original kit version of this model. He installed the base pieces, trucks, working couplers, ladders, stirrups, roofwalk, sliding doors, placards, and brake wheel. He also did some minor painting modifications to make the more in line with the prototype.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:116L
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:S.E.A.
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Robert E Lee
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:116
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:S.E.A.
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Silver Comet
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:112
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:SOO Line
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:149
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:SOO Line
Road Number:137817
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The current product number is 1149.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:144
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Road Number:163282
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The ready-to-run version is AM 1144.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:135
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Southern Pacific
Road Number:97671
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The ready-to-run version is AM 1135.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:117
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Road Number:100734
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:139
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Road Number:506247
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:103
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
Road Number:42572
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:St. Louis-San Francisco (SLSF)
Road Number:17089
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The model has had some details added to it.
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model owned by Jack Troxell
photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:153
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Texas & Pacific
Road Number:41207
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Timken
Road Number:88
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This was a special 40-foot box car run for the Central Ohio S Gaugers club as a 2004 Spring S Spree car. Ed added a few details, including grab irons.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:118
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Union Pacific (UP)
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:143
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Virginian
Road Number:63254
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Re-released as 1143 in 2004.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:101
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Wabash
Road Number:91070
Prototype Class:XM
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
40-foot. The text on the side states: "When Empty Return To Wabash Railroad Company, Decatur, Illinois". Ed has added grab irons, moved the placard boards, added walkboard braces at the ends, added cut-levers, and installed Kadee #802 couplers.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:146
Category:Box Cars, Single Door
Road Name:Wabash
Road Number:91457
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The ready-to-run version is AM 1146.
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photo © (American Models stock photo)

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