1957 Box Car, Single Door

Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:102
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Road Number:470604
Prototype Class:M-67
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Ed added grab irons and Kadee #802 couplers. This model has a 6-foot door whereas the prototype used 8-foot ones. The real cars (400) were built by Pullman in 1957, and looked similar to the PS-1 design cars. The circled-T to the left of the road number indicates these cars were suitable to use in time saver service.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:148
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Boston & Maine (BM)
Road Number:76054
Model Introduced:1989
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Also available with road number 76058 (partially visible in the photo).
Photo
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:American Models
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (NC)
Road Number:18749
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Special run for the 2012 NASG Convention. Photo #2 is the official Convention car photo (just for historical reference). Photo #3 is the 1942 version, also done for the Convention.
Photo
Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Manufacturer ID:B-527
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Illinois Central (IC)
Road Number:25871
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:50'
Available in three road numbers. "Mainline of Mid-America". Ed replaced the wheels with American Models metal ones and installed Kadee #808 couplers. The second photo is of the model by Roger Nulton. Represents a prototype from 1955 onwards.
Photo
Photo #2
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Pacific Rail Shops
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Road Number:51626
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:50'
This was a special run that Pacific Rail Shops did for the Badgerland S Gaugers club (available with two road numbers). Ed installed metal wheels and Kadee #802 couplers. Some weight needed to be added to this rather light car.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:S Scale America
Manufacturer ID:2702
Category:Box Car, Single Door
Prototype Year/Era:1957
Road Name:Bangor & Aroostook (BAR)
Road Number:10372
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:50'
Four road numbers available.
Photo
photo © Ken Garber

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