Double Door (plug sliding combination) Box
Manufacturer and Description (HO Scale only):
Red Caboose ACF single door boxcar
West 50' insulated box
have used the former McKean Models version of this car but the model is
difficult to find.
Red Caboose ACF single door boxcar - Make recessed roof by adding .020
styrene strip at top of ends before gluing on roof. Narrow Accurail 8’ plug
door to 6’. For 12000 series, remove rivets from sides and scribe weld line in
sides. Modify side sills and door guides to match prototype.
West - Remove 10' scale feet center of model body, cut opening for 6' plug door
(modified from 8' plug available from Accurail), add 6' sliding door,
reconfigure side sill.
Prototype Paint Color:
Big Sky Blue
Red - Champ HB-429, BRH-333
Sky Blue - Microscale 87-268 or Champ HB-385
Book 1, Pages 60-62
Hickcox, Page 46
Mainline Modeler, June ‘86
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