And now for the flat cars

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  1. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Since Val's original post has spun of an impressive number of tractor builders/modellers with associated pictures and threads, I thought maybe it was time for some flat car spin offs...

    How's this for a unique flat car load? I think both CN and CP had a whole series of building designed to be transported on 40' flats. Has anyone built any?

    Here's the inspiration from George Elwood's Fallen Flags site: http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/cn/cn-fm-sh.jpg

    Andrew
  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Andrew, that is one more strange looking caboose! :D
  3. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Yeah, and it has a self-contained outhouse too....:D

    Don
  4. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

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    Just what we need, more outhouses.
  5. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

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    Comparing the size, this must be the home of the seven dwarves and the outhouse they built for Snowwhite.:D :D :D :D :D

    Ron
  6. Matt Probst

    Matt Probst Member

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    Another unique flat car load: Taken from a 1985 MR mag

    Matt--Hershey, Pa.

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  7. railohio

    railohio Active Member

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    Whoa! A Lake Erie & Western flatcar! :cool: :D :p :eek:

    Hey, that Shay is pretty cool, too! ;)
  8. McFortner

    McFortner Member

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    Here is one from the Southeastern Railway Museum's website:

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    The flatcar: "Built 1965 by Thrall Manufacturing, Chicago. Bulkhead Flat Cars primarily carry pallets of materials such as plywood, sheet metal, ingots, and brick. Donated 1996."

    The engine: "Built 1913, Lima, for use in National Cash Register's Dayton, Ohio, plant. "Fireless Cooker" of type used in manufacturing plants requiring clean environment. Pressurized with steam from a boiler outside of the manufacturing area; generates no smoke during operation. Donated 1965. "

    The engine was loaded on the flat car for the museum's move to it's current location in the '90s and is awaiting restoration.

    Michael