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Re: PC: markings

> On Wed, 7 May 1997 Dwilgus99 -AT- aol.com wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me if the PennCentral used black for the PC and the name on
> > their boxcars or other freight equipment?The reason i am asking is,i bought a
> > couple box cars from Athearn for my model railroad and they have the PC in
> > black and the name PennCentral in black all other markings in white,all on
> > jade green.I have never seen any PC cars marked this way,so i do not know if
> > this is authentic.Any information on markings would be appreciated.
> > 
> PC black markings?  This sounds like a manufacturer has taken out some 
> "modeler's license."  Every PC boxcar I've seen has been jade green with 
> white PC markings...
Nope, it's authentic. Not very many were done that way, but I've seen a 
couple of pictures that did have the black worms and slant lettering.
One shot that I know of is in the EL in Color Vol 1 book, one of the 
shots around Newton, IN. (Don't have my book here at work, so I can't tell you


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