Road Name ACI ID#
Sunset Railway & Navigation Co. 5 683
Reporting Marks Road Number AAR Car Type Codes
SR&NCo. 202 Mechanical Designation: XM
Type Code: n/a
ID# Scale Weight General Car Type
1 Z (1:220) 0.25oz General Service Boxcar
Model Built By Era or On-model Dates
Micro-Trains Era: mid-1950s to late-1970s
On-car date: New and Built dates of 7-56
 
Description Of Model
40-foot double-door 50-ton boxcar with roofwalk intact. Simulated construction appears to be welded steel. Model's doors can be opened.

Part of an NMRA sponsored set of cars lettered for historic model railroads, this car is lettered for the fictional Sunset Railway & Navigation Co. - the personal layout of former Model Railroader Magazine staffer and editor Linn Westcott (1913-1980).
 
 
Overall Condition
Brand new. No box.
 
 
Paint Scheme & Weathering
Is the model painted? Yes

Paint Scheme:
Factory painted car lettered for Linn Westcott's model railroad.
 
Is the model weathered? No

Weathering:
None.
 
 
Detail Parts Installed
Does model have extra detail parts installed? No

Detail parts description:
No after-market parts installed.
 
 
Couplers
Does the model have couplers? Yes

Couplers description:
Micro-Trains Z-scale couplers body mounted on both ends.
 
 
Trucks / Running Gear
Does the model have running gear? Yes

Running gear description:
Model has two 2-axle unsprung plastic trucks.
 
 
Wheel Sets
Does the model have wheelsets? Yes

Wheelsets' description:
Model has four OEM wheelsets. Wheels and axles are plastic.
 
 
Motor & Power Train
Is the model motorized? No

Motor / power train description:
n/a
 
 
Non-DCC Electronics Information
Are non-DCC electronics installed? No

Electronics Information:
n/a
 
 
DCC Decoder Information
Is the model DCC ready? No

Is DCC installed? No

Short Address: n/a
Long  Address: n/a

Decoder Information:
n/a
 
 
Modeling Notes
Factory painted car lettered for Linn Westcott's model railroad.
 
 
Shopping List Of Parts Needed For Model
  • Metal Wheels

 
 
To-Do List Of Things Yet To Be Done To Model
  • Weathering

 
 
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KarTrak / ACI Label
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