Kitbashing White Elephants
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-04
Freight Cars - Refrigerator Cars
The Pacific Fruit Express rebuilt two R-40-14 cars into aluminum cars in 1947. They were painted white and were a rare sight, hence their nickname. The author used InterMountain kits to build these cars.
Missouri Pacific Homebuilt Caboose
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-05
The prototype built its own cabooses, which the author modeled. There are four different types discussed. Includes prototype and model photos, and a roster.