NEB&W Guide to Rolling Stock - Table of Contents
Although the layout is set in Sept. 25th, 1950, the rolling stock has a four-year-window, from the start of 1950 to the end of 1953. However, we have been expanding our research as far back into the 1800's as possible, and as far forward as we can.
- Overview of Freight Cars
- Freight Car Guide Table of Contents - (This is the bulk of the information.)
- HO Scale Rolling Stock Kit Guide
- Balancing a roster - A look at overall numbers to get some sense of general proportions. (Yes, individual traffic patterns determined specific movements of freight cars, but this sort of like the "background radiation".)
- Prototype color photos from Clark Propst's collection.
- Freight Car Mailing list - Tim O'Connor said to send a message with subject: "subscribe" to firstname.lastname@example.org Richard Hosker is the list moderator and owner.
- Check our Glossary for a little background on the owners or lessees of freight cars (Kahn's Meats, Englehard Chemicals), as well as information about various types of freight car components (Improved Dreadnaught Ends, Allied Cushion Trucks), names of specific freight car types (Van Dyke Tank Cars, Seley Hoppers), even the chemicals carried in tank cars and covered hoppers.
- If you are just interested in steam-era freight cars, join STMFC STMFCemail@example.com.
- Also check out Ted Culotta's Steam Era Freight Cars, a web site devoted to modeling steam-era freight cars using prototype information. (AWESOME!)
- Freight Car Photo Sources.
- Directory of (Prototype) Car Builders.