Three flat car and trailer combinations of this type were built by the ET&WNC  in 1935 as a joint effort between the Railroad and trucking divisions. These early and experimental TOFC units ran between 1935 and 1937 in captive service.

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These models are available in HO (HOn3), and O (On30) Select the model(s) below that you are interested in to order from our Shapeways Store! Scale is selected on the Shapeways site to the right of the model photograph.

Flat Car

The flat car was box car red with black trucks. To complete this model, Install the required detail parts, paint and decal to your liking, install mechanical parts (trucks and couplers) and enjoy!

This model was designed to use the following for completion:

HOn3

  •  Kadee #713 or #714 couplers
  • Blackstone Models 4'8" Arch Bar Trucks B370109
  • Music Wire 0.012" for
    • Grab Irons
    • Stirrups
    • Brake Wheel Shaft
    • Truss Rods

On30

  •  Kadee #5 or #148  couplers
  • Bachmann Long Wheel Base Arch Bar Trucks 29903*

Trailer

The trailer was Yellow with black stripes and brown lower trim. This Model does not include a roof, we have one you can order below, or if you choose, one can be made from styrene rounded along the top edges.

 

Model

Material / Price

HO / HOn3

Flat Car

FUD / $30.00

Trailer

FUD / $45.00

Trailer Roof

FUD / $10.00

O / On30

Flat Car

WSF / $45.00

Trailer

WSF / $55.00

Trailer Roof

WSF / $20.00

Materials

FUD - Frosted Ultra Detail is a frosted semi transparent plastic that is printed in a supporting wax.

FED - Frosted Extreme Detail is also a frosted semi transparent plastic that is printed in a supporting wax, however, it provides for crisper detail parts and a cleaner print overall.

WSF - White Strong and Flexible is a opaque white material that is versatile and strong. It has decent detail for larger scales, and models.

* I have found that Bachmann did not design their trucks to fit a standard diameter bolster pin. As Such, I have designed the pin to fit the trucks that I purchased for the prototype model if other trucks are used, you may need to modify the pins, or replace them.

Due to the fact that 3d printing is a relatively new and in many ways experimental manufacturing technology and the fact that many of the models I manufacture push the limits on what is able to be manufactured, not all models can be successfully printed every time. Every effort is made to avoid any issues during the design phase, however, from time to time we do have unforeseen issues during the manufacturing process. We (Shapeways and I) appreciate your patience when issues do occur.

Product details

Scale HO, HOn3, O, On30

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