Nicola Valley Railway (and others) Rosters

Nicola Valley Railway (and others) Freight Car Roster


Car
Series
Description Manufacturer
00-49 Ore Car, 22 Foot, Wood
9 Ore Car, 22 Foot, Wood Gould / Tichy 4012
6, 7, 8 Built But Not Painted. Gould / Tichy 4012
Stock Kits. Weight to be added.
50-99 VNV Wood Cabooses
60 Caboose, Woodside H&D
Put metal weight inside, add window glazing, working markers, smoothed roof, Tichy Caboose trucks.
61 Caboose, Woodside H&D
Put metal weight inside, add window glazing, working markers, smoothed roof, Tichy Caboose trucks.
Dry transfers for #62 available.
76 Caboose, Woodside H&D
Put metal weight inside, add window glazing, working markers, smoothed roof, Tichy Caboose trucks.
80-89 Steel Standard Cupola Caboose
80 Two Tone Green Paint, Custom Dry Transfers Atlas 1300
8x Two Tone Green Paint, Custom Decals Atlas 1300
100-149 Wood Cabooses
101 Caboose, Woodside, Drover MDC - 3403
Put Metal Weight Inside. Windows, Markers. Smoothed Roof. Tichy Caboose Trucks.
150-199 Mow Cars. Light and Dark Cars. Misc. Manufacturers
200-299 Tank Cars
270 Single Dome Tank Car, 10,000 Gallon. Black. Red Caboose
271 Single Dome Tank Car, 10,000 Gallon. Black. Red Caboose
270 & 271 - Data Only Black Car with NVR Custom Dry Transfers.
28x Single Dome Tank Car, 10,000 Gallon. Silver. Red Caboose
Data Only Silver Car with Black NVR Lettering.
300-399 36' Wood Stock Cars
309 Stock Car, Wood, 36 Foot, Steel Centre Sill. MDC - 3260
321 Stock Car, Wood, 36 Foot, Steel Centre Sill. MDC - 3260
Replace Truss Rods with Steel Centre Sill. Add Brake Rigging, Tichy Brake Wheel. Replace Some Grab Irons. Brown with White Lower Body.
One dry tansfer set available.
400-499 40' Wood Stock Cars
401 Stock Car, Wood, 40', Steel Under Frame. Mantua Heavy Weight
Ex CNR Kit. Add NVR Lettering, Otherwise Stock.
Two dry transfer sets available.
600-699 Older Wood Gondolas Mixed
700-799 40' Steel Low-side Gondolas. 20 Ton MDC / Ertl
800-899 40' GS Gondolas. InterMountain / Red Caboose / Proto 1000
900-999 Gondola, 40' Steel. 40 Ton.
909 40' Steel Gondola, Black with Single Line Herald. MDC - 1340
914 40' Steel Gondola, Black with Single Line Herald. MDC - 1340
Replace Metal Underframe with Athearn Box Car Underframe (Modified to Fix Rib Spacing), InterMountain Brake Rigging. Lead Weight Floor. New Brake Wheel, Grab Irons and Steps.
1000-1099 43' High Side Steel Gondolas Mantua Heavy Weights.
1100-1199 Empty Series, Probably to Become Otis Cars. Kaslo Kits. Mixed
1200-1299 52' 6" Mill Gondolas Proto 2000
Two decal sets available.
1300-1399 42' GS Gondolas Red Caboose or InterMountain
2000-2099 VNV Steel Ore Cars. Centred Reporting Marks. Walthers
Start with Northern Pacific cars. Use Easy-Liftoff to remove road name and reporting marks. Add new V.N.V. marks with custom dry transfers. Install Accumate couplers in place of dummy couplers.
Fifteen cars+ (2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2013, 2014, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2033, 2036, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2042) on hand.
Twenty six dry transfer sets available.
2100-2199 VNV Steel Ore Cars. Reporting marks on left side. Walthers
Start with Northern Pacific cars. Use Easy-Liftoff to remove road name and reporting marks. Add new V.N.V. marks with custom dry transfers. Install Accumate couplers in place of dummy couplers.
Twenty Five+ cars (2101, 2103, 2108, 2111, 2112, 2118, 2124, 2126, 2133, 2136, 2142, 2144, 2147, 2157, 2159 2160, 2165, 2170, 2175, 2185, 2187, 2180, 2195, 2198, 2199) on hand.
Seventy six dry transfer sets on hand.
2200-2299 Steel Ore Cars
2251 Brown Car with White Full Single Line Herald. MDC - 1402
2257 Brown Car with White Full Single Line Herald. MDC - 1402
2265 Brown Car with White Full Single Line Herald. MDC - 1402
2267 Brown Car with White Full Single Line Herald. MDC - 1402
All Cars, Replace Grab Irons and Steps. Use Modified Kadee #4 to Reduce Coupling Distance. Add Weight.
2300-2399 KVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Doors and Ends.
2400-2499 KVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Doors and Steel Ends.
2500-2599 KVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Steel Ends and Doors.
2600-2699 40' Reefer, Wood Side, Ice Bunker.
2601 Yellow, Brown Ends and Roof. Black Lettering. Logo Above Road Number. Accurail 4895
Custom Decals on Data Only Car.
Five custom decal sets available. 2600, 2602, 2603, 2604, 2605.
2700-2799 40' Reefer, Wood Side, Ice Bunker.
2700 Yellow, Brown Ends and Roof. Black Lettering. Stepped Lettering. Accurail 4895
Custom Decals on Data Only Car.
Five custom decal sets available. 2701 to 2705.
2800-2899 40' Steel Reefer.
Number Series for Steel Reefers, Black Script Lettering.
Six custom decal sets available. 2800 - 2805.
2900-2999 VNV Reefers. All types. Accurail/Athearn
3000-3099 Hopper, 2 Bay, Offset Side
3001 Two Line Herald - Centred. Atlas 1800
3002 Two Line Herald - Centred. Atlas 1800
Custom dry transfers on undecorated car, or partially repainted black car.
Three dry transfer sets available.
3100-3199 3 Bay, Offset Side Hoppers
3106 Black Car, Single Line Herald. Stewart 10301
Custom dry transfers on a data only car.
3900-3999 40' Flat Car, Straight Sides.
Tichy or modified Athearn car.
4100-4199 40' Steel Flat Car, Fishbelly Sides.
4102 Black Car Varney ??
4105 Black Car Athearn
One custom dry transfer set available. Six decal sets.
4200-4299 VNV 42' Flat Cars, Fishbellys Side. Athearn
4105 Black Car. Partially stripped D&RGW Car with custom decals. Athearn
Seven decal sets available.
4300-4399 KVR 42' Flat Cars, Fishbelly Side. Athearn
Eight decal sets available.
5300-5399 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Wood Doors and Ends.
Number series for CQVR wood single sheathed box cars. Accurail - 4099.
5400-5499 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Door and Steel Ends.
Number series for CQVR wood single sheathed box cars. Accurail - 4499.
5500-5599 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Steel Doors and Ends.
Number Series for CQVR Wood Ob Box Cars. Accurail - 4299.
5600-5649 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Mixed Door and Ends.
5603 Two Line Logo. Wood Doors and Ends. Accurail 4099
5611 Two Line Logo. Wood Doors and Ends. Accurail 4099
5623 Two Line Logo. Wood Doors and Ends. Accurail 4099
5645 Two Line Logo. Steel Doors and Ends. Accurail 4499
5647 Two Line Logo. Wood Doors and Steel Ends. Accurail 4299
5650 Two Line Logo. Wood Doors and Steel Ends. Accurail 4299
Custom dry transfers on data only car.
5700-5799 40' Wood USRA Box Cars
Number Series for Tichy CPR USRA wood box cars. Tichy - 4026.
5800-5849 40' Wood Box Cars
Single Line Logo. Walthers 932-2150 (double sheathed ends) or 2650 (composite Ends).
5850-5899 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Steel Ends.
Walthers 932-2100 ** 1 Model Available.
5900-5949 40' Double Sheathed Wood Box Cars.
Walthers 932-2200 (Plain Wood Ends) Or (2700 - Composite Ends) ** 1 Model Available (2700).
5950-5999 40' Double Sheathed Wood Box Cars with Steel Ends.
Walthers 932-2000
6000-6099 Wood Box Cars
Number Series for Very Old Box Cars. Numbers and Reporting Marks, No Herald.
6100-6199 34' Truss Rod Box Cars
Bachmann Or Similar Old Time Box Cars. Grandt Line Camel Door Hardware, Curved Herald.
6200-6299 36' Truss Rod Double Sheathed Box Cars.
MDC - 3060. Grandt Line Camel Door Hardware, Curved Herald.
6300-6399 1929 40' Steel Box Cars
Number Series for Dominion Cars. F&c Kits.
6400-6449 40' X29 Steel Box Cars.
6500 Single Line Herald. To Be Renumbered to 6400 Series. Walthers / TM
Single Line Herald. Walthers 932-2050 ** 2 Models Available.
6450-6499 40' X29 Steel Box Cars with Plug Doors.
Single Line Herald. Walthers 932-3200 ** 1 Model Available
6500-6599 40' Steel Box Car, Aar, Single Door.
6501 Stepped Lettering. DCC Uncoupling. Accurail 3298
6509 Stepped Lettering. Accurail 3298
6522 Stepped Lettering. Accurail 3298
6529 Stepped Lettering. Accurail 3298
Custom Dry Transfers on Data Only Car. Updated with InterMountain Brake Rigging.
6600-6699 KVR 40' Steel Box Cars, AAR, Single Door.
6674Custom dry transfers on data only car. Accurail 3298
6683Custom dry transfers on data only car. Accurail 3298
6692Custom dry transfers on data only car. Accurail 3298
Thirty Four dry transfer sets available.
6700-6799 CQVR 40' Steel Box Cars, AAR, Single Door.
6703 Custom dry transfers on data only car. 6700-6708. Accurail 3298
Six custom dry transfer sets available.
6800-6899 KVR 40' Steel AAR Box Car, Single Door.
6814KVR Steel Box Cars. Script Lettering. 6800-6818. Accurail 3298.
Five custom dry transfer sets available. Should probably be on Accurail 3098 Double Door Car.
6900-6999 40' ARR Steel Box Car, Double Door.
6912 Script Lettering Accurail 3098
6920 Script Lettering Accurail 3098
6924 Script Lettering Accurail 3098
Custom Dry Transfers on Data Only Car.
7600-7699 VNV 40' Steel Box Cars, AAR, Single Door.
7600Stepped Lettering. 7600-7623. Accurail 3298
7609Stepped Lettering. 7600-7623. Accurail 3298
7620Stepped Lettering. 7600-7623. Accurail 3298
Three custom dry transfer sets available.
7800-7899 VNV 40' Steel AAR Box Car, Single Door.
Script Lettering Accurail 3298.
7900-7999 40' Steel PS1 Box Car.
7900 Script Lettering Accurail 3498
7902 Script Lettering. Accurail 3498
Custom Dry Transfers on Data Only Car.
8000-8099 Grain Hoppers.
Black Cars, White Script Lettering. InterMountain.
8500-8599 Grain Hoppers.
Grain Hoppers, Grey Cars, Black Script Lettering. InterMountain.
Four custom decal sets available.
8600-8699 ACF 2 Bay Covered Hoppers
Grey Cars, Black Script Lettering. InterMountain.
9100-9999 KVR Grain Hoppers
InterMountain.
16900-16999 CWR 40' AAR Box Car
16905Stepped Lettering. 16900-16908. Accurail 3298
Four custom dry transfer sets available.
17900-17999 NVL 40' PS-1 Box Car
17905PS-1 Box cars. Red car. New Logo. 17900-17906. Accurail 3496
17906PS-1 Box cars. Red car. New Logo. 17900-17906. Accurail 3496
Three custom dry transfer sets available.



Nicola Valley Railway (and others) Motive Power Roster


Steam Engines
Locomotive
Series
Description Manufacturer
4xx 0-4-0 Switchers. Tyco
6xx 0-6-0 Switchers. P2K USRA 0-6-0
8xx 0-8-0 Switchers. P2K USRA 0-8-0
VNV 8xxModel Available.
21xx Decapods Bachmann
VNV 21xxModel Available. Sound.
VNV 21xxModel Available. Sound.
260x Moguls IHC
280x Light Consolodations ?? MDC
281x Heavy Consolodations Bachmann
VNV 2811Athabasca Fuel Bunker
VNV 2812Athabasca Fuel Bunker
VNV 2810 Sound.
VNV 281xModel Available.
VNV 281xModel Available.
282x Light Mikados Broadway Limited
VNV 282xModel Available.
282x Heavy Mikados Broadway Limited
VNV 282xModel Available.
VNV 282xModel Available.
288x USRA 2-8-8-2 Proto 2000
VNV #2882
VNV #2881
VNV #2880
440x Americans Bahmann
46xx Ten Wheelers Bachmann
480x USRA Light Mountains Bachmann
482x Heavy Mountains Bachmann
Unless otherwise noted all units are DCC equipped.
Diesel Locomotives
Locomotive
Series
Description Manufacturer
250-259 Alco RSC2 Proto 1000
VNV #250 Dark Green Body, Light Green Cab. Sound.
VNV #256 Two Tone Green Body, Light Green Cab
Series to be Determined Alco RS3 Atlas
One model on hand Model to be stripped. Sound to be installed.
92x Series Alco RS27 Proto 2000
VNV #9xx Model on hand. To be two-tone green body. Sound.
VNV #9xx Model on hand. To be two-tone green body. Sound.
VNV #9xx Model on hand. To be two-tone green body. Sound.




Railroad Names
NV Nicola Valley Railway Chartered but never built.
VNV Vancouver & Nicola Valley Railway Chartered but never built
NK&S Nicola, Kamloops & Similkameen Railway Chartered and built on the line of the NV
KVR Kettle Valley Railway Chartered and built. Taken over by the CPR.
VV&E
VVE
Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern Railway and Navigation Company Built under GNR auspices, this Railway (to my knowledge) never owned any equipment, however in my Railway world. . .
NVL Nicola Valley Lines Imagineered consolidation of NV, VNV and NK&S
NVLCo Nicola Valley Logging Company
CQVR Coquihalla Valley Railway The layout of John Green
CWR Capilano Western Railway The layout of the Vancouver HO Model Railway Club


Railroad Heralds and Logos
Single Line On box cars and reefers the railway name in a single line above the
reporting marks on the left hand side of the car.
On hoppers, the railway name centred on the car.
Dual Line On box cars and reefers the railway name in two lines (no "Railway")
above the reporting marks on the left hand side of the car.
On hoppers, the same centred on the car.
Stepped The railway name in three lines on the right side of the car like so:
  Nicola
    Valley
      Railway
Script The railroad name in two lines of script on the right side of the car.
Not used on the CQVR, VNV or NK&S.
Script On grain cars, the railroad name in one line of script on the right side of the car.
NVL New Logo Nicola Valley Lines Stacked one above the other with the "L" of Lines
extending to the top of the stack through the initial letters of "Nicola" and "Valley".

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