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RE: [FJGRailroad] Bev-Bel Cars

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  • Dicarlo, Gino
    The guy at the Mohawk Valley Station in Scotia told me there is an Athearn DO/CACV Thrall All Door Box car available! Those were 50 foot, right? I d like to
    Message 1 of 2 , May 26, 2001
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      The guy at the Mohawk Valley Station in Scotia told me there is an Athearn
      DO/CACV
      Thrall All Door Box car available! Those were 50 foot, right? I'd like to
      get a hold of some
      of those! I'd get a few and paint over one with F-J-G!

      Gino

      > ----------
      > From: Walt Danylak
      > Reply To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 7:08 AM
      > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Bev-Bel Cars
      >
      > Good Morning,
      >
      > Below is an email I received from the unofficial Bev-Bel website:
      >
      > * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
      > Thanks very much for your email. It's always a pleasure to hear from
      > collectors who can help solve a mystery or two!
      >
      > >> Your list includes #604, FJ&G 50' "Railbox" box car. I've never
      > seen or heard of anyone having this car. <<
      >
      > I've never actually seen one, but B-B has listed it on the
      > dealer "green sheets" as being available, so it must have existed at
      > one time. Would be nice to actually confirm it, though!
      >
      > >> Bev-Bel did or does offer two FJ&G 40' Athearn box cars. <<
      >
      > There are actually four cars in this series (#239 through #239-3),
      > and I had no idea that they actually carry FJ&G reporting marks. I
      > don't know why B-B chose to market them and list them as being
      > Delaware Otsego models, but, since they did, we need to stick with
      > that.
      >
      > I think I need to make two notations in the rosters somehow, one on
      > the FJ&G page, and another on the DO page, to indicate that these
      > models carry markings for the FJ&G. Perhaps that way it would be
      > easier for anyone looking for these kits to locate them.
      > * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
      >
      > Does anyone have or has anyone ever seen the 50' "Railbox" version of
      > the DO/FJG car?
      >
      > The 2 cars I have are #239, #138356 and #239-1, #135380.
      >
      > Walt
      >
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      >
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