Is this Box Car accurate?

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by EngineerKyle, May 23, 2007.

  1. EngineerKyle

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    Hi All,

    I got this AA at a swap meet for 5 bucks. It is an Athearn, but to my supprise it had seperately applied ladders and grab irons. It looks to be of a newer era.

    Anyway, I weathered it and was wondering if it looked "right"?

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    Thanks,

    Kyle
  2. Triplex

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  3. doctorwayne

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    Looks good to me, Kyle. :thumb: I'm a big fan of wire grabirons anyway.:smile: Not to nitpick, but you are missing a drop step on the near corner of the car's "A" end: I almost missed it 'cause the rest of the car looks so good.

    Wayne
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    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Kyle:wav: NICE looking box!:up: i like the scene too!;) :D -Deano
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Anyone know the story behind the large logo? I get the stylized AA but is there some significance to the dark pattern in the white circle? Just curious.
  6. chessie4155

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    Good lookin car Kyle. I think those kind of Athearn cars go for around 15 bucks, you got a good deal.