Barry Bogs'  Standard Gauge

40ft   Railway Post Office

built in  1/22.5 scale,  for Gauge 3






Barry's 2nd 2020 project, scratch building two, Standard Gauge, 40 foot, Railway Post Office cars.
Cars are built to 1/22.5 scale and run on Gauge 3 trackage  ( Gauge 1 is often called "G gauge" ).
1/27   trucks created  9/8   body assembled, interior started  Links  to Information on the Prototype
 8/2   RPO project formally starts     what is an RPO,  via Wikipedia
  8/21   side walls cast and body assembled      surviving RPO at Niles Canyon Railway
  8/23   underframe details, trucks mounted     various brass, O scale, 40ft RPO models
   9/7    roof sections joined     SP RPO in S scale, commercially available
           

 

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