Below is what the real Chessie standard yellow
looks like. Big things here are the long Chessie System
runs the length of the car and the C&O lettering on the
The Bachmann car has a very B&O reminiscent paint job.
originally came with a B&O number written down on the body
of the car!
I stripped this off and added extra Herald King decals for a
on the cupola. But the Ches-C logo stands out like a sore
Below the one Bachmann
caboose I built. It wa modified to
as good as I could. The metal wheels are nice, so don't
the kit away. Salvage these parts first. I painted
the wheels and ends blue. They came
black. I painted the end rails orange and yellow and the
silver. I have since retired this model as
it is so unprototypical. I suggest the Athearn or Atlas
wide vision cabooses instead.