SouthWind Models Flat Cars

Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Manufacturer ID:SWM-0040
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1942
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Brass
Erie/AAR. Riveted. This model was made in Korea by Duck Yoo Corp, and was sold unpainted. One hundred models were produced. Ed sprayed black Testors paint, and applied HO-scale decals, then added Kadee #802 couplers. Still needing to be done to this model at the time of the photograph is a weathering of the deck and spraying of Testors Dullcote.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:Chicago & North Western (CNW)
Road Number:48053
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Brass
Model was available without load, with transformer load (two types), or with stator load. Made in Korea by OCS Micro Casting. These were factory-painted and lettered.
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Road Number:499043
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Brass
Model was available without load, with transformer load (two types), or with stator load (shown). Made in Korea by OCS Micro Casting. These were factory-painted and lettered.
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model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Prototype Class:F30A
Prototype Era:1933
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Brass
Sold unpainted, but modeled after the PRR. Welded-body. Bill's model is painted and lettered as per the prototype. One hundred models were produced.
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:470200
Prototype Class:F34
Prototype Era:1938
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Brass
Model was available without load, with transformer load (two types), or with stator load. Made in Korea by OCS Micro Casting. These were factory-painted and lettered. Photo #2 shows John's model repainted and lettered for the Southern Pacific F-200-1 class, with weathering applied.
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model owned by Ken Zieska
photo © Ken Zieska
Manufacturer:SouthWind Models
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:Westinghouse Electric (WECX)
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Brass
It has four trucks. The model was available without load, with transformer load (two types), or with containerized stator load. Made in Korea by OCS Micro Casting. They could also be ordered painted for the PRR, NYC, or C&NW.
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