4010 GN/BN Berwick Built 10ft Plug Door Plate C Box Car

4010 GN/BN Berwick Built 10ft Plug Door Plate C Box Car
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  • Item #: FC-4010
  • Manufacturer: Cannon & Company

This Craftsman kit will build a model of a Berwick Foundry and Forge 50’ 8” Interior Length, Plate C Box Car with 10 ft Plug Door. Built in 1970 with a capacity of 5260 Cu Ft and 20 inch Keystone cushioning.

Originally delivered for Great Northern in Big Sky Blue in two batches and numbered 137000-137099, and 319100-319499 and after the BN Merger were repainted in Cascade Green and numbered 319000-319099 and 319100-319499. Of the last series, 319250-319499 eventually went to MRL. An additional order was delivered in 1970 as BN 319500-319699. These Berwick built cars have a unique spotting feature, a triangular reinforcing plate under the door posts that is not visible on the similar PC&F cars.

This kit contains the following:

  1. 2 pcs .015 thick Outer Sides (with scribe detail).
  2. 2 pcs .020 thick Rib Section
  3. 2 pcs .005 thick Hat Section
  4. 2 pcs .020 thick Inner Sides (with gluing holes)
  5. Detail Sheet with Door Hardware
  6. 2 pcs Cannon and Company 3001 Plate C End

Suggested Bill of Materials that the Modeler must supply

  • MOLOCO RF 0801 Stanray Diagonal panel Roof (Cannon MO-3108)
  • Athearn Genesis RBL Underframe (Cannon AT-3101)or MOLOCO Underframe or Intermountain 5283 Underframe. DO NOT use the Hydra Cushion Mechanism for these cars.
  • MOLOCO DG-0412 PC&F Draft gear (Cannon MO-3109)
  • 33 inch wheels in a 70 Ton Truck
  • Kadee 158 Whisker Spring Couplers
  • Plano Cut bar P/N  12010
  • Plano P/N  128 Cross over Platform
  • End Ladders  to suit or Cannon AT-3102
  • Grandt Line or Detail Associates or Tichy or MOLOCO brake Sets
  • Detail Associates Brass Wire
  • Detail Associates Stirrup Steps # 6416
  • Detail Associated Placard Boards #6213
  • Tichy Grab 18 inch wire Grab Irons
  • Evergreen Styrene
    • .020 x.020
    • .010 x.020
    • .250 x.250
    • .020 Rod
    • .015 x .030 lower door track
    • .030 x.030  lower door track supports
    • .010 x .030 for door stops
    • Misc other sizes as required
  • Plastruct Styrene .010x.010 (upper Door Track)
  • Dan Kohlberg Decals   http://www.icgdecals.com

While not designed for this car, most of these decals can be used.

BN-04 Great Northern 50' Plate C Double Door Boxcar 1967+

BN-05 Burlington Northern 50' Plate C Double Door Boxcar 1974+

BN-02 St Cloud Shop Stencils

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Price $20.00