Thursday and What Car?

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by TomPM, Sep 21, 2006.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Good morning folks

    I finished adding trees and foliage around the Cement Distributor area. I also continue to paint some detail parts for the caboose/office.

    What is your favorite type of rolling stock?

    In my collection the largest number of cars is 40’ boxcars. I have all kinds, steel, wood, wood outside truss, etc. Out of the 40’ boxcars the ones I like the best are the Accurail outside truss wood boxcars. Also since I model the anthracite region of Pennsylvania I have a large collection of open hoppers. Lastly I have a bunch of covered hoppers. I have the big 54’ grain covered hoppers and the smaller cement hoppers.
  2. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    hard choice to make;) . its a toss up between PS & FMC 50' boxcars, and autoracks:thumb:. i live about 15 miles from a GM plant, so i see ALOT of both:D . :D -Deano
  3. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    Flatcars and tankers followed by MOW:thumb:
  4. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Covered hoppers (all kinds) in two scales -n- boxcares also in two scales.:D
  5. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    MOW then Tanks :D :D
  6. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    Ummmmmmmmmm...Hey, this is a tough one. Gotta think about this one for a while.
  7. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I too like autoracks. We have a yard not too far from the house and I see them all the time. I also see a lot of centerbeam cars locally, and like to see them with their lumber loads. But, my all-time favorite has to be the boxcar. There's just so many of them and so many different types and paint schemes, you could never get bored trying to keep up with them all.
  8. MilesWestern

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    I love ICE Reefer Cars, Steel and wood. Second would have to boxcars followed by MOW! :thumb:
  9. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    I'm still thinking.......
  10. santafewillie

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    A tie here. I like boxcars for the same reasons as Don. I also like covered hoppers since I have five grain elevators on my layout.
  11. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    All of them...Modern of course.
  12. ejen34

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    Wooden Boxs, Plug Doors, and Milk Cars :thumb:
  13. Thoroughbreed

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    Woodchip hoppers, the big greenville 7k cft ones. Have always seen them for as long as I can remember. Theres a Mead paper plant just 30 miles down the highway from here, and Southern, now NS, hoppers run daily.