Wood Kit Models by Amity Star Models

Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:9
Category:Box Car, Door-and-a-half
Road Name:Southern Pacific (SP)
Road Number:52765
Prototype Class:A-50-6
Model Introduced:1984
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:50'
Automobile box car. The wood kit includes pre-lettered sides and ends, with cast-metal detail parts.
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photo © Bob Hogan
Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:10
Category:Box Car, Double-door
Road Name:Wabash (WAB)
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
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photo © Bob Hogan
Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:5
Category:Box Car, PS-1
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
It has scribed steel sides, stamped steel roof and ends, a Huff-n-Puff (Stewart) 6' Youngstown door and brake castings. ACE trucks and American Models couplers are included in the kit, as well as a choice of dry-transfer decals.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:13
Category:Box Car, Single-sheathed
Model Introduced:1992
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:40'
USRA.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:2
Category:Bulkhead Flat Car
Road Name:American Car & Foundry (ACFX)
Model Introduced:1983
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:58'
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:15
Category:Caboose
Road Name:Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW)
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Standard-gauge. Wood-sheathed car.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:14
Category:Caboose
Road Name:Great Northern (GN)
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
The kit was an upgraded version of the Ambroid/Northeastern Scale Models kit. It consists of basswood, cast soft metal hardware, brass parts, and decals, but does not include trucks nor couplers.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:16
Category:Caboose
Road Name:New York Central (NYC)
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Wood-sheathed car. 19000-series.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:17
Category:Caboose
Road Name:Union Pacific (UP)
Prototype Class:CA-1
Model Introduced:1993
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:1
Category:Hopper, 4-bay Covered
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Model Introduced:1983
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
100-ton. "Big John". The kit was revamped in 1993.
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Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:3
Category:Refrigerator Car, Mechanical
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Model Introduced:1992
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:63'
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Alvin commented that the instructions were good. He added an HO-scale diesel generator for a refrigeration unit, installed S-Helper Service trucks, and Kadee S-scale couplers. He painted it reefer orange.
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photo © Alvin Clapp
Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:12
Category:Stock Car
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
AAR/USRA.
Photo
photo © Bob Hogan
Manufacturer:Amity Star Models
Manufacturer ID:11
Category:Watermelon Car
Road Name:Atlantic Coast Line (ACL)
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
These are ventilated box cars. The kit was an upgraded version of the Ambroid/Northeastern Scale Models kit. It consists of wood and metal parts, and pre-painted and lettered sides. Photo #2 shows Alvin's model, to which he installed Northeastern Andrews trucks and Kadee S-scale couplers on the car.
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Photo #2
photo © Allen Ambler

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