Resin Car Works has HO scale kits available now for the Santa Fe 50-foot Whalebelly boxcars. Visit our website for kit details and the order form. There are two kit versions with different decal sets, 14.01 and 14.02. The kits are $55 each and include Tichy Train Group ladders and brake hardware, correct Tahoe Model Works #112 USRA 50 ton Andrews truck sideframes, and Microscale decals. Please note the specific kit you need on your order.
We do not take kit orders via email. Please print out and complete the PDF order form on our website and send it in with your payment and shipping details.
George Toman sent photos and information on his latest model. Here’s George with the story.
While attending the 2019 RPM Chicagoland, I caught up with Jerry Hamsmith who showed me the latest resin kit he and Ed Rethwisch produced. I was fortunate to get one of the three kits remaining for sale at the RPM Meet. Ed Rethwisch made the gorgeous patterns and the parts were cast by Westerfield.
Resin Car Works introduced a Santa Fe Whalebelly automobile boxcar kit at the recent RPM Chicagoland. Kit details have been posted to our website. Kit instructions can be accessed through the kit Extras page linked with the kit details.
We currently do not have any of these kits ready to ship. More castings are coming! We have all the other parts and decals ready to pack.