Category Archives: Hi-Cubes

All Hi-Cube boxcar related projects

Site seeing – February 15

Introduction Today’s site seeing adventure is for those of you interested in railroad operation, in this case dispatching. Today’s link came across the wire thanks to the ‘Ry-ops-industrialSIG’ SIG group on Yahoo! Groups. Site 1 – Train Dispatching Today’s link … Continue reading

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40 foot Hi-Cube article has been quoted in Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine

Originally published on the old HVL blog November 07, 2012 An article I wrote on the Shorty Hi-Cubes has been quoted by Joe Fugate in the most recent Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine, available for free here. I love these cars, … Continue reading

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A Short History of the SP/SSW 40 foot Hi-cube boxcars and notes on modelling them

Originally posted on the old HVL Blog – August 10, 2010 Introduction The forty foot, 70 ton, Hi-Cube boxcars were built in the mid-1960’s specifically for high volume low weight cargo and were most often used in captive service between … Continue reading

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