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        ORDER TAHOE MODEL WORKS TRUCKS ON OUR WEBSITE!

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DEAR STEAM ERA MODELER

Our Business Hours are M-F 9AM-5PM, Pacific Time Zone.   The website: westerfieldmodels.com, is available 24/7.  Phone #303-658-9343.  Our Email is westerfieldmodels@gmail.com.

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PLEASE NOTE:  THE SECURE WEBSITE PAYMENT PAGE HAS CHANGED.   We have changed the ordering system so that orders are processed through the website without any Credit Card information

Once we receive your order, you will receive a confirmation email asking if you would prefer for us to send you a Secure Card Payment Invoice or if you would rather that we call you for your Credit Card Information.  You may also simply let us know your choice in the "ADD COMMENTS" space on the Payments page.  The Secure Card Payment Invoice allows you to enter your Credit Card information at your location and we would not need to see it at all.

Foreign orders will have a Secure Card Payment Invoice sent.

 WE ARE ALSO GLAD TO RECIEVE ORDERS VIA EMAIL or US Mail.

CURRENT PAYMENT TYPES AVAILABLE:

  • Secure Card Payment Invoice, All major Credit Cards
  • Checks, US Banks Only
  • Money Orders, US Banks Only

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Please Place your Order by one of the following methods:

  • Order anytime through our Secure Model Store above or below.
  • Download our Mail Order Form (to the Left) and send in your order.
  • Call our Phone #303-658-9343 with your order.
  • Email your order to westerfieldmodels@gmail.com
  • We will send you a Secure card payment invoice that you fill out.
  • Please Note:  All of our Kits are HO Scale.
  • We Accept ALL Major Credit Cards for payment.
  • Nevada Residents are subject to Sales Tax.
  • All Kits are made to order. Typical Delivery is 10-20 Business days.
  • All Kits include Decals but are less Trucks & Couplers.
  • Tahoe Trucks and Kadee Trucks/Couplers Now Available.
  • New To Resin Kits?  Consider our How-To-Build Our Kits DVD.
  • See Model Photos on our Facebook and YouTube Pages.
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NEW KIT RELEASES FROM WESTERFIELD MODELS !!!  #12800 Series

KIT 12801:  B-50-15 SS Box Car, Wood Sides, K Brakes, SP            $45

KIT 12851:  B-50-15 SS Box Car, Steel Sides, AB Brakes, SP           $45

KIT 12862:  B-50-15 SS Box, Steel Sides, AB Brk, SP PMT Version  $48

KIT 12863:  B-50-15 SS Box, Stl Sides, AB, SP Overnight Version   $47

KIT 12881:  B-50-15 SS Box W/KD-511 OR TMW-109 Trucks         $52

KIT 12882:  B-50-15 SS Box Car W/Tahoe TMW-209 Trucks           $52

Our newest HO Kit release is the #12800 Series B-50-15 single sheathed box car with steel sheathing, Murphy radial roof and AB brakes for Southern Pacific and subsidiaries. Our One-Piece Body Kit covers series #14480-15229, 750 cars built in 1925 by Standard Steel Car Co. The original single wood sheathed box cars differed from previous SP types in that they used hat section side posts of the 1924 design in a Pratt truss arrangement. In 1935, SP began converting the cars to steel sheathing, first for Pacific Motor Trucking (PMT) service, then for Baggage Express (BX) service in 1942. Freight versions of these cars also began receiving steel sheathing in this period and by the beginning of WWII, 930 cars in freight service had been converted (Total of all B-50-15 built versions was 3900 cars). Beginning in 1942, the cars began receiving AB brakes as well.

Now Available:  Original Wood Sheathed, SP Pacific Motor Trucking (PMT) and Overnight Versions of the B-50-15 SS Box Car.

Our unpainted HO Kits include detail parts appropriate for the B-50-15, including the following details:

Improved Cast Urethane One-Piece Body Construction with Fine Details.

Urethane Castings of detail parts, including many car specific parts.  

Detailed Hi-Tech rubber air hoses and Tichy K/AB Brake Details

Yarmouth Etched Bronze Corner Steps and Carmer uncoupling levers.

Multi Color Proprietary Decals covering all freight versions, PMT and OVERNIGHT Versions of the car.

Detailed Step by Step Instructions and History Sheets with assembly and finished model photographs.

Recommended Trucks: Original:  KD-511 Bettendorf T Section Trucks.  Modern:  Tahoe Model Works TMW-109 or TMW-209 Barber Lateral Motion Trucks.

KD-511, Tahoe TMW-109 or TMW-209 Barber Lateral Trucks available separately or with Kit.

Kadee Couplers are available separately.


Above:  KIT #12801:  B-50-15 Box, Original Wood Sheathed Version


Above:  KIT #12862:  B-50-15 Box for SP PMT Version


Above:  KIT #12863:  B-50-15 Box for SP Overnight Version


Above:  KIT #12851:  B-50-15 BOX CAR, STEEL SIDES, SP

We also posted a video of these New Kits on our YouTube page. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRdohGwh6ms9dGqAyKNRm3Q/videos

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                 ALSO AVAILABLE FROM WESTERFIELD MODELS:

             12400 SERIES:  USRA DS EXPRESS BOX FOR NWP.

  • KIT 12451:  USRA EXPRESS BOX, AB BRAKE, NWP                  $46
  • KIT 12481:  USRA EXPRESS BX W/ TMW-112 TRUCKS, NWP  $52
  • KIT 12482:  USRA EXPRESS BX W/ TMW-212 TRUCKS, NWP  $53

Our newest HO Kit release is the #12400 Series USRA DS Express Box for Northwestern Pacific. These 22 Express service cars were rebuilt from the 100 USRA DS box cars allocated to the NWP in 1919. The cars were originally rebuilt into express service in 1939 (Westerfield Kit #3818) but the service was discontinued during WWII. In April, 1949, the cars were rebuilt with passenger steam, signal and air lines, and passenger style low uncoupling levers and retainer. They were repainted with the famous "Redwood Empire Route Overnight" lettering. These cars were painted SP Dark Olive Green with black roof, underframe and trucks.

Our #12400 Series ONE-PIECE BODY Kits cover the 1949 version of the Express Service box car with NWP’s "Redwood Empire Route Overnight" lettering scheme as well as passenger style steam and signal lines. This colorful lettering is accurately reproduced with our multi-color decal set.

Our unpainted HO Kits include detail parts appropriate for the NWP Express Service version, including the following details:

Improved Cast Urethane One-Piece Body Construction with Fine Details.

Urethane Castings of detail parts, including many car specific parts.

Plastic Steam, air and signal hoses.

Yarmouth Etched Bronze Corner Steps.

Full Color Proprietary Decals covering the 1949 Express Service versions of the car.

Detailed Step by Step Instructions and History Sheets with assembly and finished model photographs.

Recommended Trucks:  Tahoe Model Works TMW-112 or TMW-212 Andrews Trucks.

Tahoe TMW-112 (Code 110) or TMW-212 (Code 88) Andrews Trucks available separately or with Kit.

Kadee Couplers are available separately.

Kit also includes a PDF file color photo of NWP #1960 with Express Lettering. Email required.


ABOVE:  Proto photo of #1960 in San Rafael, CA, 2-1953, D. Westler.


Above:  Westerfield Models Kit #12451 Display Model, 10-25-2017

Please also see our Kits covering the earlier and later versions of the NWP box cars:

  • KIT 3818:  USRA DS Box/Express, NWP, Op Era: 1919-1946 $42
  • KIT 3858:  USRA DS Box, Modern, NWP, Op Era: 1946-1960  $41

We have posted a video of our display model for this Kit on Youtube.  Please see link below:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STwb5OzeA8o


Above:  Westerfield Models Kit #3858 Display Model - New Decal Artwork.

KIT #3858 Available Now!   Also early version of NWP Express car: KIT 3818

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We have updated our "CUSTOM MODEL BUILDERS" page on the top left of this Main Page.  We have adjusted the listing and added a new review section for each Model builder.  Please send us your "review" of 1 to 5 stars and we will post it with the builder's listing.  See page for details.

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                                           AVAILABLE NOW!

NEW S-40-2/3 STOCK CAR RELEASE FROM WESTERFIELD MODELS!

See Our Secure Model Store, New Kit Releases category for these Kits!

We have posted some short videos of our new S-40-1 Stock Cars on our YouTube page.  There is a video for each of the eight versions.  See them here:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRdohGwh6ms9dGqAyKNRm3Q

THESE NEW KITS HAVE THE FOLLOWING DETAIL FEATURES:

  • Cast Urethane Stock Car body parts with fine details.
  • Side castings with tow staple/jacking pads on S-40-2/3 Stock cars.
  • Integral One-Piece Roof Casting w/ Board-by-Board Wood Grain detail.
    Urethane Castings of detail parts,7 slat side doors, large Side Fascias.
  • Side and End Fascia, Lettering Placard Boards for different eras.
    Yarmouth Etched Bronze Carmer Cut Levers and Side Sill Steps.
    Rebuilt/Modern Versions can be built w/o End Doors on A, B or both.
  • Car can be modeled with Side Doors Open or Closed.
    SP and UP RR Roman Proprietary Decals covering all versions.
    UP Gothic Proprietary Decals covering the Modern 1939 versions.
    Decals include several car numbers, wts, dates, locations and repacks.
  • SP KITS for:  CP, ML&T, GH&SA, I&V, T&NO, O&C, SPDeM and SP
  • UP KITS for:  OSL, O&W, OR&N, OWR&N and UP
    Detailed Inst/Hist Sheets with many step by step photographs.
  • S-40-2 Kits Available with Tahoe TMW-203 Trucks, Code 110 or 88
  • Wheels or Kadee #509 Trucks (Kadee Couplers available separately).

S-40-2 Kits available Direct for $40 (Single Deck), $41 (Double Deck).  The following Kits include Trucks:  Kit #12581 is $46, Kit #12582 is $47 and Kit #12683 is $46.

KIT 12653 S-40-2 for SP/T&NO

S-40-3 Kits available Direct for $40 (Single Deck), $41 (Double Deck).  The following Kits include Trucks:  Kit #12581 is $46, Kit #12582 is $47 and Kit #12683 is $46.

KIT 12753 S-40-3 for UP/OSL

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Our New S-40-1 Pressed Steel U/F Stock Car Available Now!

See Our Secure Model Store, New Kit Releases category for these Kits.

This Kit features the following details:

  • Sides w/o tow staples/jacking pads
  • Integral One-Piece Roof Casting w/ Board-by-board detail
  • Specific detail parts: 7 vertical slat doors, side fascias
  • Side/End Fascia Boards and End/Side Lettering Placards
  • Yarmouth Etched Bronze Carmer Levers and Side Sill Steps
  • Rebuilt/Modern Versions with or without end doors
  • Car can be modeled with Side Doors open or closed
  • UP RR Roman Decals for Orig, Safety Appliance and Rebuilt Versions
  • UP Gothic Decals for Modern Version
  • Detailed Instruction and History Sheets
  • Available with Tahoe Trucks, with Code 110 or 088 Wheels

These Kits available direct for $40 (Single Deck), $41 (Double Deck).  Kit #12581 is $46 and Kit #12582 is $47.  These come with Trucks.

Our New 12500 Integral One-Piece Roof, #12541, will also fit our #5200/5300/5400 Series Stock Cars.  It is $5.50 each.  Also Available is our #5200/5300/5400 Series of S-40-4/5/6/8/9/10 Stock Cars.

We have posted some short videos of our new S-40-1 Stock Cars on our YouTube page.  There is a video for each of the eight versions.  See them here:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRdohGwh6ms9dGqAyKNRm3Q

KIT 12521, S-40-1 Safety Appliance Version

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Our new S-40-1 Pressed Steel Underframe Stock Car is featured on the Resin Car Works blog.  This blog is written by Eric Hansmann and he built the model.  This is KIT #12522, S-40-1, Safety Appliances, DD, OSL.

http://blog.resincarworks.com/westerfield-s-40-1-stock-car/

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WESTERFIELD MODELS has started to Discontinue Early Kits.  Please see our page "KITS ENDING PRODUCTION" on the Upper Left side of this page.  We have added several more series of Kits to the Discontinued list as of 2016.    Some Kits are almost out!  Order soon!

SEVERAL DISCONTINUED KITS ARE ALMOST OUT!   SEE BELOW.

  • 2103               2    Decals Left                     As of 8-30-2018

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WESTERFIELD MODELS NEWS:

  • JULY 2018:  B-50-15, ORIGINAL, PMT & OVERNIGHT VERSIONS
  • FEB, 2018:  B-50-15 FREIGHT VERSION, MODERN, RELEASED
  • NOV 2017:  ADDED PAINTING INFO TO OUR FAQ PAGE.
  • NOV, 2017:  USRA DS EXPRESS BOX FOR NWP AVAILABLE.
  • AUG, 2017:  UPDATED LISTING OF KITS BY RR
  • JULY, 2017:  S-40-2/3 STOCK CARS ARE AVAILABLE.
  • MAY, 2017:  S-40-1 STOCK REVIEWED IN RMC MAY ISSUE.
  • APR, 2017:  NAR STOCK CAR REVIEWED IN MODEL RR NEWS.
  • MAR, 2017:  3000 SERIES USRA AUTO BOX NOW 1P BODY
  • MAR, 2017:  3300 SER, IMPROVED 1P BODY AVAILABLE AGAIN

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WESTERFIELD MODELS is now available for Custom Casting work We can make castings from your patterns, either from your custom made masters or your 3D printed masters.  Please see the "CUSTOM CASTINGS" section in the upper left side of this Main page for details.

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WE HAVE REORGANIZED OUR WEBSITE BY FREIGHT CAR TYPE in order to better serve our Steam Era Modeler Customers.  Please see the new categories listed below.  Once in our Secure Model Store, you may click on any of these categories and they will expand to show the Kits available.

  • Add-On Kadee/Tahoe Trucks & Kadee Couplers   *NEW*
  • Tahoe Model Works Trucks
  • New Kit Releases
  • Automobile Cars
  • Box Cars, Double Sheathed
  • Box Cars, Single Sheathed
  • Box Cars, Steel
  • Containers for Gondolas
  • Covered Hoppers
  • Gondolas
  • Hopper Cars
  • M.O.W. and Caboose
  • Pickle and Heinz Refrigerator Cars
  • Refrigerator Cars
  • Stock Cars
  • Ventilated Box Cars
  • One-Piece Roof Frames

Our Website has photos of most of our Kits as assembled.  If you need a photo that is not on our website or a construction photo, please email us and we would be glad to send you any other photos that we have.

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                 SEND US YOUR WESTERFIELD MODEL PHOTOS!

WESTERFIELD MODELS NOW HAS A FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE PAGE where we are posting photos and videos of our new projects and Modelers Photos of built up Westerfield Model Freight Cars. Please send us your photos and videos of your built up Westerfield Kits or Kits in progress, along with a description of what you are doing.

Please Send to our Email:  westerfieldmodels@gmail.com

Please Check out our Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/westerfieldmodels/

If on Facebook, Please use @westerfieldmodels.

Please Check out our YouTube Page:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRdohGwh6ms9dGqAyKNRm3Q

PLEASE SEND US YOUR PHOTOS OR VIDEOS of your built Westefield Model Kits and we will post them to our Facebook and/or Youtube Pages.

Please also check out Our Modelers Photo Album, above, left side.

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This kit series is not currently available as it is undergoing repairs:  11000.   We will be converting Only the #11000 Series to a flat Kit due to continuing problems with the One-Piece version. It may become a sides/end unibody.  Whenever possible, all new Kits will be One-Piece body Kits. 

Some early Kits have been discontinued due to molds being worn out.  Please see our above left side page "Closeout Kits & Items" for more information.

We are committed to maintaining the high quality products that you have come to expect from Westerfield Models.  Thank you. 

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Al Westerfield commented about the new Westerfield Models: 

"The new owner of Westerfield Models has submitted several kits for my inspection. The castings were excellent and all the parts, decals and instructions were present. I have no hesitation in recommending the kits. Andrew Dahm is continuing the quality you have come to expect from the Westerfield line of model railroad products."