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40' Flat

GN Car Series

Model Manufacturer and description (HO Scale only)

Red Caboose or Athearn

Basic Modeling Notes

Rearrange stake pockets, modify side sill (Red Caboose).
Remove rivets and modify side sill (Athearn). The Athearn car requires additional work on the ends to replace the cast-on brake wheel stand with a more accurate version

Prototype Paint Color

Mineral Red
Vermillion Red

Recommended Decals

Champ HC-646 or the CDS dry transfer GN flat set


Book 2, Page 79
Previous article in Railmodel Journal 1999? on the Red Caboose model has a photograph of an older GN car.

Revised  9/5/01 

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