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    Default Steel Buildings in the Transition Era

    We’re steel buildings like the Pikestuff offered by Rix https://rixproducts.com/product-cate...stuff-n-scale/
    and these by Deluxe Innovations http://www.deluxeinnovations.com/pro...tructures.html

    used or built during the transition era say 1950-1960?

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    I believe the only common buildings like this where Quonset huts surplus from WW2.

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    The MBMA (Metal Building Manufacturers Association) was founded in 1956 see:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_...rs_Association

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    The Deluxe Innovation building is based off of Armco Steelox panels which were around during this time. Here is an updated Steelox catalog: http://www.steelox.com/pdf/history_brochure.pdf

    As for the Pikestuff, I think this product would be more 1970's on.

    Most sheet metal (steel) construction I have seen for large structures has been the sine wave corrugated sheet. This material dates back to the early 1900s, but had regular usage in industrial applications.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stogie View Post
    The Deluxe Innovation building is based off of Armco Steelox panels which were around during this time. Here is an updated Steelox catalog: http://www.steelox.com/pdf/history_brochure.pdf
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    Thanks Stogie found exactly what I was looking for at Deluxe Innovations.
    http://www.deluxeinnovations.com/pro...tructures.html

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    You are welcome.
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    There are more steel buildings than you might expect from the transition era. I scratch built a Southern Pacific speeder shed that was built around 1938 in Casa Grande, AZ, and yes, the front is wood
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