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Re: PC: markings
- Subject: Re: PC: markings
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 12:43:33 -0400 (EDT)
> 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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