HO Scale ACL, SAL, or SCL Cabooses

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Did ACL, SAL, or SCL have any cabooses similar to any commercially available models?

-- Dick Dunford (dunford@usit.net), April 07, 1999


The easiest one to answer at present is that there is a new model just out of the SAL 5200 series wood cabooses, the American Model Builders laser-cut wood kit of this car. The Society has the kit in stock at $30 plus $3 shipping. The new Lines South (now at the printer) will have full information including suggestions for details and painting. You can see the caboose at the AMB website, http://www.laserkit.com.

Otherwise, brass models have been done of the ACL M-3 (wood) and M-5 (steel) cabooses, and SAL wood and steel cabooses, which sometimes are available at train shows, etc. Also some plastic models of the extended vision caboose (SAL 5700 series) have been produced but I don't know how close they are in terms of window placement and other options.

Larry Goolsby

-- Larry Goolsby (LGoolsby@aphsa.org), April 08, 1999.

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