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Re: PC: Bowser N8 paint schemes

http://www.bowser-trains.com/hocars/N8/N8%20Main.htm   has a PDF showing 
all paint versions

Jim Hebner

Jerry Jordak wrote:

> Today's Model Railroader appeared in my mailbox with plenty of ads for 
> new products to take more money that I don't have. :-)  Besides the 
> Atlas CNJ RS3 on the inside front cover that I'd love to have but 
> don't need, there was an ad for the new Bowser N8 caboose kits. 
> Despite listing for $30 each, I'll still have to buy myself a few.
> There was a roadname listing in the ad (duplicated on their web site), 
> and among them were the following:
> 56317 Penn Central
> 56313 "PEN" (sic)
> 56318 Penn Central, P logo
> 56319 Penn Central
> Three different PC listings. What does that mean? I'm wondering if 
> maybe the 56318 item is a "red P" logo, but what's the difference 
> between 56317 and 56319--perhaps one has the white belt line stripe 
> and the full lettering, and the other has more spartan lettering? And 
> what is a "PEN" caboose?
> Just wondering if someone on the list is "in the know" that might be 
> able to elaborate on these permutations of paint.
> Thanks,
> -JWJ

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