Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
40' ARA Double-Door Automobile Boxcar

 

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Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad 40' ARA Double-Door Automobile Boxcar, 30000 series.

Production Model: Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad 40' ARA Double-Door Automobile Boxcar, 30000 series, shown with optional diecast 3-rail trucks.

Another Collectible formerly available from

Buffalo Creek Graphics

#OH67

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad

40' ARA Double-Door Automobile Boxcar (30000 series)

Nickel Plate Road Founder's Series #2

  • TRUE Limited Edition: Only 77 cars were produced.
  • Project date: 3-2006.
    • These cars were not available for general sale.
    • Available to NKPHTS members and Buffalo Creek Graphics customers by subscription only.
    • Sales to the general public were not made available until March, 2006.
    • Sold out 10-15--2006 -- no longer available. 
    • Issued to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society founding (1966).
    • Included NKPHTS Convention Car (Cleveland, 2006) which was available separately or as part of a three-car set.
    • Had 2006 NKPHTS Cleveland Convention designation on the end tack board.
    • Road numbers issued: 30002, 30025, 30049.
    • A portion of the proceeds of each car sold was donated to the Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society.
  • Accurately modeled in 1:48 O Scale.
    • Custom decorated on Weaver / Crown car bodies for NKPHTS and Buffalo Creek Graphics. 
    • Boxcar Red body.
    • Prototypically accurate white lettering and graphics.
    • Prototype built date: 4-16, rebuilt 4-34.
  • TrainResource.com Historical Notes.
    • The Wheeling & Lake Erie was leased by the Nickel Plate Road in 1949.
    • The white stripe on the door and the small print below it indicates car is auto-rack-equipped inside for loading automobiles (in pre-auto-rack flatcar days).

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