G-Scale Virginian Box Cars by Dan Echeto, Photos
by Steve Crise
VGN 63357 is a USA Trains 1:29 40' boxcar, with the stock 8' Youngstown
door. Some lettering was modified with common dry transfers to represent
a car of the BX-15 class. Kadee couplers and Gary Raymond wheels were added,
along with a scratchbuilt drum load and simulated wood car lining.
VGN 63048 is another USA Trains 40' boxcar, with scratchbuilt 6' Youngstown
doors. Car is lettered and numbered for the BX-12 class. Additions include
Kadee couplers, scratchbuilt "wood" roofwalk, "Morton" brake step, simulated
wood lining, and weathering to represent an older car.
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