Custom Painted and Re-numbered Cars

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by upguy, Oct 15, 2001.

  1. upguy

    upguy Oregon Western Lines, CEO

    Since I live in Eastern Oregon, I always wanted the have a City of Prineville boxcar or two for my layout; but they were almost impossible to get unless you wanted to pay over one hundred dollars per car. That was too much for me, so I bought some Micro-train undecorated boxcars and have started to paint and decal my own fleet of COP cars. Here is a picture of one that I have done: (You may notice that it is also weathered...something that you wouldn't want to do to a car that you bought for collector prices.)

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  2. upguy

    upguy Oregon Western Lines, CEO

    Some other cars that I have been trying unsuccessfully to get are Union Pacific Fruit Express reefers...the yellow ones. (If anyone has some that they would like to sell, contract me.) In order to have some reefers for my Union Pacific I have been buying SPFE reefers and changing the "S" to a "U." Here is a picture of one that I have changed:

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