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    C&o 90219

    Made from a Bachman extended vision caboose. All new windows, all new rivits, lowerd body.
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    Laser Brick Station

    First photos. Ued aser cut brick to build. Scratch. Not good photos, but a good general look. All windows have shades. rain gutters and down spouts, Windows are Blair Line. Baggage doors are...
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    Sticky: GREAT looking NW Caboose. Nice Job

    GREAT looking NW Caboose. Nice Job
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    The cupola caboose is a Trix with a Bachman piece...

    The cupola caboose is a Trix with a Bachman piece added to the center. Sanded and scribbed with new windows.
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    Wstern Pacific Cabooswes

    It took a month, but I compleed 3 WP outside braced caboses. Two are bay window and one is a long cupola caboose that WP built from a boxcar...
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    The 2nd and most difficult of the three 'bashes'....

    The 2nd and most difficult of the three 'bashes'. Bachman underframe, ends and roof. Evergreen sides and cupola. Platform roof walk, custom stack, new brake cylinder, all brass railings ladders and...
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    Sticky: Here's my latest.....NP 1341.

    Here's my latest.....NP 1341.
  8. Fox Valley...I figured. The car as I recall was a...

    Fox Valley...I figured. The car as I recall was a special service car for the Miller Brewing Co. Note the different door a logo......
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    The first of the 3 'bashes' is complete. A NP 24'...

    The first of the 3 'bashes' is complete. A NP 24' wood caboose made from a Bachman staqndard offset cupola caboose. All bradd grabs railjng and ladders. Homebuilt stack, MT body mounted couplersand...
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    A NO PHOTO update. Building Tree caboose at one...

    A NO PHOTO update. Building Tree caboose at one time takes me awhile. Plugging along. All 40 windows are cut and framed. New cupolas for the NP 'hacks are done including roof grabs. Inside railings...
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    Sticky: Here are 3 that I built ......

    Here are 3 that I built ......
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    It depends on what king of caboose I'm doing....

    It depends on what king of caboose I'm doing. Note the GN caboose is done just that way by using grooved siding.
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    New 'Bashes'

    Here are the 3 cabooses with the windows added and scribbed. The bodies are nearly done. Now the cupolas for the NP cabooses....
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    New 'Bashes'

    I've exausted (sold) all the cars I've built and am starting on 3 new ones. Two NP and a GN. I've shortened them and plugged the windows. Two need to be scribbed and then the slow task of cut and...
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    Northern Pacific 24' Caboose

    NP 31310 was bashed from a Bachman offset cuopla caboose. Fully sanded and them scribbed with brass grabs MT couplers End ladders and all new windows added.
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    Milw. Rd. 'Veneer' Service car

    Exclusive for the plywood companies the Milw. served, the took 40' DD boxcars and made them into special service 'Veneer' cars. This was 'bashed' form a MT boxcar.
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    W OK. Your old Bachman will work fine. The...

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    OK. Your old Bachman will work fine. The cupola is correct. I used an old STANDARD bachman cupola and cut it in half and added a piece.. I filled all the windows before sanding the body and...
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    Norfolk Western CF Wood Caboose

    Rebuit from a Bachman Extended vision caboose. NW had lots of these.....
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    ;Broadstrips' SP&S 750

    LL E-7. I found a used E-7 and stripped it down, removed the plastic ladder rails and repainted it in the SP&S Broadstripe scheme. I added the roof grabs and the ladder rails with .080 brass roads as...
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    Sp c-30-1 #643

    This is the 2nd SP C-30-1. This one features the more modern, wider cupola and a different lettering scheme. Some of the original Cabooses of this class recieved the new cupola when shopped. Some...
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    Sp 740

    A Sothern Pacific C-30=1. This is how they were built in the 1920's and lasted into the 1960's. They ALL had the slanted cupolas and the walk arounds. Later, as they were shopped, some were given a...
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    The drovers were used in livestock operations. On...

    The drovers were used in livestock operations. On the Milw, they were also used in the forest industry to transport lumberjacks to various location in the west. Yes, the only origianal parts I used...
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    Milwaukee Drover

    Bashed from a standard offset cupola caboose. Lengthened to 36'
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    LL SP&S FA-2's Broadstripe Scheme

    Just completed these. Added new horn, American Limited diaphrams, large number boards, MT couplers and all brass rails and grabs
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    Thanks for the imput....the stone is commercial...

    Thanks for the imput....the stone is commercial and actually on thin cardboard. The singies are laser cut from Northeastern Scale Models here in Chico. They are no londer available...but Gene at NSM...
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