AAR 40' box cars?

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org
Sat Mar 13 20:38:23 EST 2010

Page 36 of the N&W Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment by Jim
Nichols states that the N&W did not purchase ARA/AAR boxcars, but used cars
of their own design until purchasing PS-1s in 1951.

Dick Dunford
Blacksburg, VA

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>I returned from a train show today with a generous handful of AAR steel 40'

>box cars - mostly Athearn, but a few others as well. I'm not impressed

>with the paint or details, so a little work is in order. As such, I have

>an opportunity to repaint and re-letter the cars.


> Did the N&W have any such cars in 1940? If so, what did they look like?

> What road numbers? Are there HO scale decals available for them?

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> Kenneth Rickman - krickman1 at carolina.rr.com

> Salisbury, NC

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