N scale Kato N&W passenger cars?

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org
Tue Oct 30 17:36:12 EDT 2007


Kato never released the N-scale smoothside or corrigated passenger
cars in Norfolk and Western. However, I think I recall seeing a vendor
with two sets of Kato smoothside passenger cars at a train show
several years ago. One set appeared to be painted Tuscan Red and
another set appeared to be painted in the Pevlar Blue paintscheme of
the mid to late 1960s. I would say this would definitely have had to
been a custom paint job, but I'm unsure by whom. Did your friend give
you the link to where he saw it listed on eBay. I am assuming there
was a photograph? Anyway that is all that I remember. The only two
cars that I'm aware would be any where close to any of the N&W's
passenger cars are the smoothside diner and the smoothside
observation, with the diner being closer to the prototype than the

Hope this helps,

Steven Ashley

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