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Build a British Columbia Railway Box car from an Intermountain kit.
50ft. PS-1 Box car
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BCR leased a number of boxcars that were rebuilt in 1973 in the USA from 40' boxcars.
They were numberd BCIT 80059 to 800079.






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Intermountain Kit #40699 is the basis for our model.
The side sills have to be reshaped. I did this by gluing a strip of Evergreen Styreene.
The left side shows the strip glued in place. The same aera at right
is alredy reworked to the proper shape.





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The ends are built as per kit.
I use a Kadee brake wheel and
Detail Associates brake platform.
Hand rail and cut lever are 0.0012 brass.



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The corner reinforcing plates were made from 0.005 brass sheet. The rivets are pressed in from the back,
4 plates are needed. I made each in two pieces, top of the door runner and the bottom.



bcr-ps1 The A-end has a hand rail, brackets are
made with 0.0005 brass strips.




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They are painted BCR dark green and light green main door.
Lettering is AWS-1064 and trucks used are Kato ASF A3 #31601.




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The B-end has a hand rail on the roof but no roof walk.



All pictures Andy Wegmuller