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Re: PC: New Haven Varnish
- Subject: Re: PC: New Haven Varnish
- From: "Chris Osterhus" <su_carbs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 05:57:12 PST
Model Railroader ran a Paint Shop article on these cars sometime back in
>The NH post war American Flyer cars had a black roof, and underbody
>orange-red window panels. The only exception to this was the State and
>think Beach series sleepers which had a black roof and underbody. I
>some of the coaches may have arrived with a dark green window panel
>was later painted in the orange by the NH, but I would need to double
>check on that.
>Some of these cars were later painted in the PC green, and later still
>some were on Amtrak in the Amtrak scheme. However, not all of the NH
>were repainted in the PC scheme. I can remember taking the T when I was
>in High School, and riding and seeing many cars still in th NH colors.
>The 1938 smooth sided American Flyer cars spotted several paint and
>schemes including some in the PC colors. When the NH first received the
>stainless steel cars, some of the older coaches were painted all silver
>to match the others!
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