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MODERN MODELING

S OUTHERN WAFFLE-SIDE 50-FOOT BOX CAR FROM THE WRIGHT TRAK KIT
By Bob Rivard
This Southern 50-foot waffle-side box car was built from the WrightTrak Models (P.O. Box 158, Clarksville, GA 30523 1/ ww.wrighttrak.com)cast-resin kit.This common car could be found on just about every w railroad in the seventies and eighties. You may remember Jim Eager's article in the Feb. 1990 issue of Main Line Modeler where he cut all those waffles from styrene!The prototype can be found on page 49 of Morning Sun's SOUTHERN RAILWAY COLOR GUIDE.

BILL OF MATERIALS:
Wright Trak: 50-foot Southern Box Car kit Walthers: 933-1013 Roller Bearing trucks InterMountain: 33-inch Wheels Kadee: No.5 couplers

PAINT & DECALS:
Scalecoat II: 640-20132 Box Car Red 640-20162 Reefer Orange Testors: 704-1260 DuliCote

Most details are highly detailed etched-metal parts and attach beautifully using ACC. Note the end detail on the assembled Wright Trak Models kit.

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