Chicago and Eastern Illinois Streamlined Cupola Caboose HO scale kit C&EI-01

SKU: C&EI-01

Built in 1950 by the Chicago & Eastern Illinios shop forces from plans supplied to them via the Wabash Railroad these steel cabooses were modified slightly from the plans by the C&EI. These modifications included diffent window placement on the carbody and a streamline cupola that was extended by the C&EI Oaklawn shop forces in Danville Illinios. This information has been further confirmed by the grandaughter of two men who worked for the C&EI, Mrs. Reay stated that her paternal grandfather worked as a machinist and herMaternal grandfather worked as a Mechanical Engineer. She was always told Grandpa M. worked from drawings created by Grandpa B..

  • Product Description

    HO Scale 1/87th injection molded resin craftsman kit with metal etchings,Kadee coupler boxes,& Detailed instructions for completion of the model, Comes in a foam lined box for storage of model when completed. This kit will also come with a special limited run set of decals from the C&EI Historical society

  • Ordering Information

    Now taking pre orders for start of ship by date of mid October/early November.

  • Shipping Information

    shipping will be Priority mail with tracking with a start of ship by date of mid October/early November

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