Craftsman Kit Models by Lehigh Valley Models

Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM29B
Category:Box Car, Double-door
Prototype Year/Era:1934
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Prototype Class:X31
Model Introduced:1992
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Round-roof. Came with American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, C-D-S decals, and underbody brake rigging.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM46
Category:Box Car, Ribbed
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Road Number:21188
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
The original kit consisted of wood with stamped metal ends. Alvin built it with styrene sides.
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photo © Alvin Clapp
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM29A
Category:Box Car, Round Roof
Road Name:Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Prototype Class:M-53
Model Introduced:1992
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:40'
Came with American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, C-D-S decals, and underbody brake rigging.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Category:Gondola
Road Name:Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
65' drop-end mill gondola with working drop ends. It came with C-D-S lettering, and was available with either scale or hi-rail trucks.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM23B
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Covered
Road Name:Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Wood and cardboard kit, and included American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, and decals.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM23C
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Covered
Road Name:Delaware & Hudson (DH)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Wood and cardboard kit, and included American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, and decals.
Photo
photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM23A
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Covered
Road Name:Norfolk & Western (N&W)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Wood and cardboard kit, and included American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, and decals.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM23
Category:Hopper, 2-bay Covered
Prototype Year/Era:1919
Road Name:Reading (RDG)
Road Number:79124
Prototype Class:LOa
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Wood and cardboard kit, and included American Models trucks, Kadee S-scale couplers, and decals. The model was reviewed in the April 1990 issue of the 3/16 "S"cale Railroading magazine.
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photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Category:Milk Car
Road Name:Borden's (BFIX)
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
20 kits manufactured.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Category:Ore Car
Model Introduced:1972
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Metal body.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM45
Category:Poultry Car
Road Name:Stentz Palace Poultry (PPKX)
Model Introduced:1999
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Model Online Article:visit site
Could be used to transport chickens, turkeys, pigeons, etc. Half of the car is for live poultry, and the other half is refrigerated for packaged eggs, butter, and poultry, as well as space for the attendant that took care of the animals enroute. This is a craftsman-style kit consisting of pre-cut wood pieces, Kadee 802 couplers, Ace archbar trucks (kit), KC brake system white metal parts, formed grab irons, brass wire, and custom-printed decals. Photo #3 shows the one end of the car that has two sliding doors, one for each level. The PDF version of the May 2017 issue (pages 38-40) show more photos of the kit under construction.
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Photo #2
Photo #3
Photo #4
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM39
Category:Tank Car
Road Name:Dupont (DUPX)
Road Number:5135
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
Chemical tank car.
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photo © (Lehigh Valley Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Cities Service
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Conoco
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Domino Sugar (ASRX)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:freelance: Deep Rock
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Imperial Oil
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Mobilgas
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Texaco
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 1-dome
Road Name:Union Tank Line (UTLX)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 2-dome
Road Name:freelance: Deep Rock
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 2-dome
Road Name:Union Tank Line (UTLX)
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 3-dome
Road Name:freelance: Deep Rock
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals.
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Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM25
Category:Tank Car 3-dome
Road Name:Union Tank Line (UTLX)
Road Number:8715
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
This 8,000-gallon tank car kit consists of wood and metal parts. It came with trucks, couplers, and decals. It was painted black with a "rattle can".
Photo
photo © Alvin Clapp
Manufacturer:Lehigh Valley Models
Manufacturer ID:LVM37
Category:Tank Car, Vinegar
Road Name:Standard Brands (SBIX)
Road Number:1655
Model Introduced:1996
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Finishunpainted
40-foot, 20,000-gallon vinegar tank car, with American Models trucks, and decals. Photo #2 is of Bob Hogan's model. Photo #3 is of Allen Ambler's model using Enhorning decals, and he added side letter boards.
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Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © Ed Kirstatter

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