|COMBINE AFTER A
BIT OF PAINT
|This is the result
to this point. Car has been weighted
to five ounces and ready for test runs.
Details will be added later.
|Travel in this era
was expensive and for only those who could afford it. Etched glass and gilding figured
prominently in the cost of building a new car for those who were accustomed
to luxury. Red, Green and gold were
expensive signs of ambiance unlike the much cheaper Tuscan red paint made
from milk and iron rust found on common box cars.
|The roof vents were
made from brads, turned to size and cut to length More details will be added
|The fun part of