Nicola Valley Railway (and others) Freight Car Roster


Car
Series
Description Manufacturer
X10-X29 VV&E Cabooses, Wood. MDC
00-99 Ore Car, 22 Foot, Wood Gould / Tichy 4012
100-149 Caboose, Woodside, Drover MDC - 3403
150-199 Mow Cars. Light and Dark Cars. Misc. Manufacturers
200-279 Single Dome Tank Car, 10,000 Gallon. Black. Red Caboose
280-299 Single Dome Tank Car, 10,000 Gallon. Silver. Red Caboose
300-399 Stock Car, Wood, 36 Foot, Steel Centre Sill. MDC - 3260
400-499 Stock Car, Wood, 40', Steel Under Frame. Mantua Heavy Weight
600-699 Older Wood Gondolas Mixed
700-799 40' Steel Low-side Gondolas. 20 Ton MDC / Ertl
800-899 40' GS Gondolas. Mixed
900-999 40' Steel Gondola, Black with Single Line Herald. MDC - 1340
1000-1099 43' High Side Steel Gondolas Mantua Heavy Weight
1100-1199 Empty Series, Probably to Become Otis Cars. F&C
1200-1299 52' 6" Mill Gondolas Proto 2000
2000-2199 VNV Steel Ore Cars. Black Car Walthers
2200-2299 Ore Car. Brown Car with White Full Single Line Herald. MDC - 1402
2300-2399 KVR Wood Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Doors and Ends Accurail
2400-2499 KVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Doors and Steel Ends. Accurail
2500-2599 KVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Steel Ends and Doors. Accurail
2600-2699 40' Reefer, Wood Side, Ice Bunker. Single Line Logo. Accurail 4895
2700-2799 40' Reefer, Wood Side, Ice Bunker. Stepped Lettering Accurail 4895
2800-2899 40' Steel Reefer. Script Lettering Mixed
2900-2999 KVR 40' Reefers. Mixed wood and steel. Ends. Accurail and Athearn
3000-3099 Hopper, 2 Bay, Offset Side. Two Line Herald - Centred. Atlas 1800
3100-3199 3 Bay, Offset Side Hoppers. Single Line Herald. Stewart 10301
3200-3299 VV&E Box Cars, Wood. Mixed
3300-3399 VV&E Reefers, Wood and Steel. Mixed
3400-3499 VV&E Flat Cars, Steel. Athearn
3500-3599 VV&E Hopper Cars, Steel, 2 Bay Athearn
3900-3999 40' Flat Car, Straight Sides. Tichy or
modified Athearn car.
4100-4199 40' Steel Flat Car, Fishbelly Sides. Athearn Cars
4200-4299 VNV 42' Flat Cars, Fishbelly Sides. Athearn
4300-4399 KVR 42' Flat Cars, Fishbelly Sides. Athearn
5300-5399 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Wood Doors and Ends. Accurail - 4099
5400-5499 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Wood Door and Steel Ends. Accurail - 4499
5500-5599 CQVR 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars. Steel Doors and Ends. Accurail - 4299
5600-5649 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Mixed Door and Ends. Two line logo. Accurail 4099,
4299, 4499
5700-5799 40' Wood USRA Box Cars Tichy - 4026.
5800-5849 40' Wood Box Cars. Single Line Logo Walthers 2150, 2650
5850-5899 40' Single Sheathed Box Cars, Steel Ends. Walthers 932-2100
5900-5949 40' Double Sheathed Wood Box Cars. Walthers 2200 2700
5950-5999 40' Double Sheathed Wood Box Cars with Steel Ends. Walthers 932-2000
6000-6099 Fowler Box Cars Kaslo
6100-6199 Bachmann or similar old time 34' Truss Rod Box Cars. No Logo. Mixed
6200-6299 36' Truss Rod Double Sheathed Box Cars. Curved Herald MDC - 3060
6300-6399 1929 40' Steel Box Cars F&C Kits
6400-6449 40' X29 Steel Box Cars. Single Line Herald. Walthers / TM
6450-6499 40' X29 Steel Box Cars with Plug Doors. Single Line Herald. Walthers 932-3200
6500-6599 40' AAR Steel Box Car. Stepped Lettering. Accurail 3298
6600-6699 KVR 40' AAR Steel Box Cars. Stepped Lettering. Accurail 3298
6700-6799 CQVR 40' AAR Steel Box Cars. Stepped Lettering. 6700-6708 Accurail 3298
6800-6899 KVR 40' AAR Steel Box Car, Double Door. Script Lettering. 6800-6818 Accurail 3098
6900-6999 40' ARR Steel Box Car, Double Door. Script Lettering Accurail 3098
7600-7699 VNV 40' AAR Steel Box Cars. Stepped Lettering. 7600-7623 Accurail 3298
7800-7899 VNV 40' AAR Steel Box Car. Script Lettering. Accurail 3298
7900-7999 40' Steel PS1 Box Car. Script Lettering Accurail 3498
8000-8099 Grain Hoppers. Black Cars, White Script Lettering InterMountain
8500-8599 Grain Hoppers. Grey Cars, Black Script Lettering InterMountain
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. Stepped Lettering. 16900-16908 Accurail 3298
17900-17999 NVL 40' PS-1 Box Car. Red car. New Logo. 17900-17906 Accurail 3496


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
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
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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