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USRA Single Sheathed Box Car

 

There were 5 companies that built the 25,000 USRA single sheated box cars as follows:

 

Company
Lot #
# Built
Amerian Car and Foundry (ACF)
8575
9,000
The Bettendorf Company (BET)
3,000
Haskelland Barker Car Company (H&B)
5179
6,000
The Pullman Company (PLM)
5294
6,000
St. Louis Car Company (SLC)
1240
1,000

 

 

The first prototype of the USRA single sheathed box car, number " U.S. 0000" was built in October 1918 by Haskell & Barker Car Company of Michigan City, Indiana under Lot 5179. Ultimately they went on to make 6,000 of these cars. This is the car I have chosen to model in 3d.

 

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First renders of the USRA Single Sheathed Box Car 3d model-

 

Top/Side view of frame

 

USRA Single Sheathed Box Car

 

"B" side view of the frame

 

USRA Single Sheathed Box Car

 

fame as viewed from underneath

 

USRA Single Sheathed Box Car

 

 

 

 

 

September 4 , 2015