Extra Data for Kit 12.0
Soo Line AAR Modified Design
50-foot Steel Auto Boxcars
Although designated as automobile cars, the
centered 12’-6” door openings were preferred for paper loading from Wisconsin
mills, the service for which they were originally purchased.
Number series for these cars were:
Soo 76000-76198 (even), 100 cars, built 9-40, Lot 5632
WC 175700-175898 (even), 100 cars, built 9-40, Lot 5646
Soo 76200-76398 (even), 100 cars, built 2-42, Lot 5689
WC 175900-176498 (even), 300 cars, built 2-42, Lot 5689
Prototype photo for Kit 12.0
Soo 76028 - Pullman-Standard photo, Soo Line
Historical and Technical
Society Archives collection
Soo 76218 - Bob's Photo, negative T0170
Resin Car Works would like to thank the following rail historians and modelers for their high quality work. Without their efforts, these kits would not have been produced.
Tom Madden - casting work
Ken Soroos – decal artwork, car history, and kit instruction
Frank Hodina - masters, kit instructions and model photos
These files are intended to help you build our models.
Kit 12.0 instructions Part 1 (10 MB PDF file)
Kit 12.0 instructions Part 2 (7 MB PDF file)