PRR Flat / Boom car
is a kitbash that I started on after really falling in love with the
Pennsylvania RR back in the late 1990's. I was crazy about all things
Pennsy, and wanted more rolling stock for my collection. I pulled
out some cheap plastic models I had laying around, and started thinking
of ways I could bash together some unusual and fun stuff. One idea
was this boom car. It's based on an N32 (I think) class Flat car with
an N5 (I think) cabin car plopped on top. The planking is wood and
the frame is painted black. The caboose section has been slightly
modified to fit the flat and painted black & PRR Buff. I have
some trucks, decals and other details to install, but since I am now
modeling the Baltimore & Ohio RR this car will have to wait.
||Front 3/4 view
||Rear 3/4 view.
The cabin is not glued on yet.
||Closeup on decking.
The boards are a little wide, but look nice with the weathering. I
made nail holes with a dental pick.
||Closeup on Cabin
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