NASG Dispatch Articles by Pieter Roos

Detailing a Boxcar

Issue:
2014 #1 February
Page:
9
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author reviews the S-Helper Service single-sheathed box car, and offers suggestions for how to improve it even more. He discusses ways to improve the center and side sills, the brake components (depending on era modeled), the grab irons next to the coupler pockets, the changing to a vertical brake wheel (which requires additional parts), and adding cut levers. Several photos are included of project cars.

Detailing a Wood Reefer

Issue:
2016 #3 May
Page:
23
Category:
Freight Cars - Refrigerator Cars
Description:

After describing the prototype companies that transported fruit, and their cars, the author describes the changes he made to his S-Helper Services reefers to make them even more detailed. Includes photos of his models, both finished and under construction. Additional prototype and references information is found on page 33 of this issue (digital version only).

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