Train Miniatures Question

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Glen Haasdyk, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    Does anyone know if Train Miniatures is still around? I'm looking for one of their FA1 shells to complete a Canadian National set I have.
  2. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

    I could be wrong but I think the Walthers FA uses the old TM shell. Tm has been gone for a long time.

  3. NYC-BKO

    NYC-BKO Member

    I agree with Gary, I think the TM FA's went to ConCor then to Walthers, same as the Cox GP9 went to Walthers, too, I think. Trouble is I don't know if Walthers designed their drive to fit the shell or redesigned the shell to fit their drive. If you can find the Walthers they are usually pretty cheap at shows, I got them for $20 ea last year.
  4. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    I did some research and that's correct. I got a picture of the Wathers FA and it appears to have the same mounting. So now I'm looking for the Walthers Trainline FA1 shell
  5. dean

    dean New Member

    I have seen some of the TM FA's at train shows but getting rarer and harder to find. Good luck on you search!
  6. Red Arrow

    Red Arrow New Member

    I think that I have 1 or 2 TM FA A-unit shells (undecorated).
    I can confirm tonight with a search in the basement.
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    What's your pleasure?
  7. Pete

    Pete Member

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