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
Dave Campell - decal art prep
Ken Soroos – kit instructions
Frank Hodina - additional masters, kit instructions and model photos
These files are intended to help you build our models.
Kit 17.0 instructions part 1 (6.8 MB file)
Kit 17.0 instructions part 2 (7.8 MB file)
NYC 324099 - Pressed Steel Car Company builder image
NYC 324099 - Pressed Steel Car Company photo, R. L. Stoving collection
NYC 324099 end - Pressed Steel Car Company photo, John Golden collection
NYC 751478 - in service view
Lot 591-G NYC 1944 freight car diagram page
The New York Central System Historical Society have shared several end views of these gondolas. These feature different hand brake hardware applied to various Lot 591-G gondolas in 1929. These photos are from the NYCSHS Collection. We thank the Society for these views.
591G sheet 2 NYC 324099 A and B ends
591G sheet 3 NYC 324724 B end and interior
591G sheet 4 NYC 324299 and 324099 B end
591G sheet 5 NYC 324399 and 324699 B end
The following are engineering drawings for the different brake hardware installed on these NYC gondola. These files are from the NYCSHS Collection.
591G Q-53565 AB brake arrangement 8-4-1943
591G V-39725 (324700-324999) hand brake 11-27-1929
591G V-39738 (324400-324699) hand brake 12-13-1929
591G V-39755 (324000-324099) hand brake 1-3-1930
591G V-39756 (324300-324399) hand brake 1-6-1930
591G V-39757 (324100-324299) hand brake 1-8-1930
591G V-39825 uncoupling arrangment 3-12-1930
Summary of floor and brake hardware from Jerry Hamsmith (PDF)
Jerry authored a five part series of posts on teh Resin Car Works blog that cover kit construction and detail. These posts offer great ideas to build the kits.