Category Archives: Resin Freight Cars

Rock Island 158000-series box car

All photos by John Golden, except where noted.

John Golden tackled a neat HO scale box car project recently. He shared the following details and photos for the blog.

Earlier this year I purchased a custom set of HO scale resin freight car parts from Westerfield Models to assemble a unique Rock Island single-sheathed box car. Modification and assembly of the parts is simple and any modeler could create a similar car with a little time and patience.

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Yarmouth Model Works AC&F Armour Reefer

George Toman submitted notes on his work building a reefer kit. Here’s his story.
I have always liked colorful reefers seen in freight trains or reefer blocks. Fruit Growers Express, Pacific Fruit Express, Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch, and many others have caught my eye. When Yarmouth Model Works released their attractive Armour reefer, I could not resist.

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