West Side logging Flat Car

The largest single portion of the West Side roster was devoted to 24' flat cars. The total number of these cars constructed was in excess of 300 units. These cars were built by Carter Brothers, J.S. Hammond and by the West Side itself. They were regularly used in logging operations until the longer skeleton cars arrived in 1940. These flats were used as the basis for a number of other West Side cars. They were also rebuilt many times over their years of service due to the hard usage they received. Pictures of these cars appear in West Side Narrow Gauge in the Sierra by Mallory Hope Ferrell, and other publications.

The model includes laser-cut wood components with plastic detail parts. It has been re-engineered for easier assembly. (trucks and couplers are not included)


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West Side logging Flat Car


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