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Roll Your Own Boxcar Door Battens

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2014-11/12
Page:
53
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Battens were a large sheet of heavy paper nailed over the door opening which helped to protect cargo against damage from the weather, dust, and cinders. This article describes how to model them. Includes a copy of the AAR pamphlet from December 1941.