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Re: PC: U33C as-delivered color

Yup - have that video and those U33Cs are definately black.  They are shown 
leaving the east end of Enola with a train a month or two into the merger.
Jim Kosty

>From: "Steffan Forbes" <steffanf -AT- hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: Re: PC: U33C as-delivered color
>Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 07:54:39 +0000
>   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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