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Re: PC: NYC GP-40 Handrails
- Subject: Re: PC: NYC GP-40 Handrails
- From: "Rob Carlo" <robcarlo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 18 Jul 1999 00:47:49 -0400
>Here's a ground ball question for you. I want to model a mixed string of
>diesels, circa 1969, most in PC livery with a NYC GP-40 thrown in, so I
>picked up a Atlas (N scale), with the white side sill. (It came with solid
>black handrails.) My question is, should be handrails be painted white
>or yellow? I've looked at videos, but can't be sure.
I just did some NYC models myself to get a better mix of predecessor
There are excellent all color photos in "New York Central System, Gone But
Not Forgotten", by H.F. Cavanaugh. All handrails shown in pre-merger paint
schemes including GP-40's are yellow. Edges of steps are both yellow or
left black from what I can tell, some steps are too dirty to tell.
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