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North American Freight Cars Prop Pack 1.0.0

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Give realism to your railroad tracks, yards, sidings, spurs and industrial zones with these freight cars and locomotives dating from the 1980's to our modern days.

This prop pack includes newer rolling stock pieces, some of them never seen before in SimCity 4, like:

  • Autoracks
  • Coil Cars
  • Gondolas
  • Boxcars
  • Hoppers
  • Tank Cars

And so on. In this prop pack you  will find around 300 different freight cars and other objects like containers, trailers etc, all of them rendered in HD and in 20 different versions (ortho, diagonal, curve fitting and FAR versions).


Just extract the files contained in this .rar file into your plugins folder. For uninstalling it, just delet them from your plugins folder.


None, this is intended to be a depencency.

Enjoy it.

Thanks to everyone who helped me in its development, without you, this would have been such a mess. And you, for downloading.

For more information and/or notify me of an error with this,  please visit this thread:

Or PM at my Simtropolis profile.

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   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

12000 files ... wow. And you added switchers too, everything was thought out perfectly!

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   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

I can already see this being the dependency package for rail related lots, congratulations and of course, thank you!

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

For a lotter this is definitly something like this:


to bath and swim and dive into props. Loading the whole package into PIM-X took very long and seemed a never ending row of freight cars was rumbling through the preview window.

So thankfully the models weren't dat-packed but instead are organized by type and angle in folders and subfolders - so very easily you can make excerpts for your needs to work with.

And definitly we'll have to make this a new standard for freight train yards and I'm pretty shure (may take some time) this will raise the level of realism of seaport and industrial zones etc. One has to see - there is a new task now for us all, to make use of the LE and become train yard lotters, to redo all the container yards etc. And I have to recommend to any new player in town - make use of the Lot Editor, Maxis provided to edit game content. You can double the fun and it's pretty easy. And so you'll see what this is: a toolbox to create whole new playgrounds.

Also I couldn't load every piece into the game and my first impression comes from PIM-X , the quality of the props ranges from very good to stunningly great and the included pdf (chapter: loading the flat cars) shows that you even can add variety to the already giant variety of the car props.

Can't imagine how to do better.

Me, playing european cenarios, have to figure out now how those north american cars may fit (pretty shure many of them will).

Ah, I see so much fun ahead puzzling them together and also with @Simmer2's well developed RRW textures. You opened the gates to the SC4-paradise.

Thank you so much.  

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Thanks! Except the size was larger and takes few hours for downloading.

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Really impatient to play with these, and it's finally here :)thanks a lot !

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thank you   very impressive collection and I really appreciate all the work put into this pack  I had to read your thread as part of enjoying this beautiful props pack  my father was a model railroader which took up most of the garage space.   I think this is a much more affordable way to enjoy model railroading    excellent work

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Wow. So this is what happens when Mozart leaves music to pursue a hobby in SC4 content creation.

So many gems in here and a mind-boggling number of possible configurations... amazing, amazing work! 

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Thank you for this awesome dependency.  So excited to use it. 

Appreciate you sharing this :)


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WOW. WOW. Did I mention WOW ? (And me not a train buff !)

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Just wow, what a complete collection, this is a real treat for lotters.

Can't wait to see how others use these fabulous props, although I've a few plans myself. Thanks for sharing :).

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