Help with Custom O Scale Brass P-58 Car

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Csarnick
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Help with Custom O Scale Brass P-58 Car

Post by Csarnick » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:45 pm

Hello,

I am new this forum and am looking for some help or direction in making a custom brass O-scale passenger car. I was not sure where to post, so i posted here.

For a number of years now, I have wanted to have a Custom made P-58 made for my collection. I have collected O-Scale trains since I was a kid and growing up on Long Island, I have focused on the LIRR and PRR. Now that I am older and have the means, I wanted to have a custom brass car made that held the name of my hometown "Smithtown." My research has told me that it was a Private Club Car used in the 1920s and 1930s by the LIRR. I have all the sizing information for specifications for the real car but am having a really hard time finding anyone or any company that makes custom brass O-scale cars. I have not found any pre-existing P-58 Brass O-scale cars that were made, so this is why I'm looking at having one made.


If there is anyone out there that can point me in the right, or general, direction it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Nick
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Backshophoss
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Re: Help with Custom O Scale Brass P-58 Car

Post by Backshophoss » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:30 pm

The LIRR was a "ward" of the PRR.
The P-58 was a PRR design,you might be able to find the plans thru the PRR Tech and Historical database.
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