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Re: PC: U33C as-delivered color

   If any of you own the penn-central video tapes from Green Frog Video, you 
will see a color shot of a couple U-33C's on their maiden trip slowly 
pulling, if I remember right, a unit coal train.  The units are bright and 
shiny... and they look BLACK to me.

                                          -Gregg B.

>From: "Peter King" <FSHOBBY -AT- prodigy.net>
>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: Re: PC: U33C as-delivered color
>Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 14:59:03 -0500
>--- Original Message ---
>From: Bill Gingrich <bgingrich -AT- lcswma.org>
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: PC: U33C as-delivered color
> >I am about to start modeling a PC U33C using an Atlas
>HO model. I want to model
> >the as-delivered appearance and am wondering about
>the color. Some time ago I
> >heard from a quite reliable source that the first
>order of PC U33C's and only the
> >first order (first PC locomotives from GE) were
>painted PRR dark green locomotive
> >enamel (almost black brunswick green) at the factory.
>Does anyone have any
> >thoughts about this? Can anyone confirm it? Thanks,
> >
> >Bill Gingrich
> >
>This subject comes up every few months. It seems to
>stem from old painting diagrams that specify DGLE.
>However, such diagrams often have no relationship to
>The one thing that's missing is an actual COLOR
>picture of a PC loco in DGLE that isn't a paintout.
>(Painting over PRR heralds and applying worms.)
>Until such picture appears, I remain skeptical.
>Peter King in NY

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