5042 DRGW ACF Double Door Box Car

5042 DRGW ACF Double Door Box Car
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  • Item #: B-5042
  • Manufacturer: Cannon & Company

This Craftsman kit represents a 50’6” Interior Length car built by ACF with the unique Precision Design Embossed Sides for DRGW in 1966 with 8ft and 7ft Youngstown Sliding Doors, 20 Inch Freight Saver Underframe. Some of these cars were later acquired by Ann Arbor Railroad and Boston & Maine. The kit can also be built without the Embossed Sides as DRGW 63700-63799 built in 1963.

 Built in 1966 as DRGW 63300-63499 with Precision Design Embossed Sides

Built in 1963 as DRGW 63700-63799 with plain welded sides

50 Cars acquired by Ann Arbor in 1979 and repainted and Identified as AA 6000-6049

50 Cars acquired by Boston & Maine in 1979 and repainted and Identified as BM 70000-70049

Parts included in B-5042 Kit Bundle

  • Cannon Kit FC-4042
  • Accurail Stanray Diagonal panel Roof  107 also available as Cannon MO-3118 #
  • Cannon R3/4 Improved Dreadnaught End, includes ladders (Cannon BL-3105) #
  • Athearn Genesis RBL under frame (Cannon AT-3101) #
  • Moloco DG-0408 ACF Draft gear (Cannon MO-3111) #

Suggested Bill of Materials that the Modeler must supply (Parts marked with # are included in Kit Bundle 5042)

  • 33 inch wheels in a Barber S-2-C 70 ton truck  
  • Kadee 158 Whisker Spring Couplers
  • Plano Cut bar P/N  12007
  • Plano P/N  128 Cross over Platform
  • A-Line/PPW Stirrup Steps # 29002
  • Evergreen Styrene
  • MicroscaleDecals
    • 87-82 D&RGW 50ft Boxcars
    • 87-1348 Ann Arbor
    • 87-4280 ACI Labels
    • Cannon 6019 DRGW Decal Set



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