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April 2019

04/07/19 SP&S Gon-4   lettering for SP&S’s wood chip cars - 1964 circa
04/02/19 ERIE Hopper-1   lettering for ERIE’s 50/60 ton Twin alternate Standard Offset hopper
04/02/19 TH&B-2   lettering for USRA design boxcars
04/02/19 TH&B-3b   lettering for TH&B’s 1949 all-steel boxcars, yellow car

March 2019

03/02/19 B&O Dockside   lettering for B&O’s Dockside tank switchers
03/02/19 ATSF Steam   lettering for Santa Fe’s aluminum steam lettering - 1930-1960
03/02/19 WP Steam   lettering for Western Pacific’s aluminum steam lettering - 1930-1955

February 2019

02/26/19 GN 25’ Caboose-1   early lettering for GN’s 25’ wood cabooses - 1925/1935
02/26/19 GN 25’ Caboose-2a   lettering for GN’s 25’ wood cabooses - 1947/53 with straight slogans
02/26/19 GN 25’ Caboose-2b   lettering for GN’s 25’ wood cabooses - 1953/57 with slanted slogans
02/26/19 NP-1a   lettering for NP’s 14500 and 20000 series boxcars with 8’-9” IH
02/26/19 NP-6   lettering for NP’s 50’ single-sheathed autocars
02/26/19 EJ&E Flatcar-1   lettering for EJ&E’s 53’-6” AAR flatcars
02/10/19 CP-5a   lettering for CP’s PS-1 International Division Script Ltrng
02/07/19 SOO Flatcar-1   lettering set for SOO’s 53’-6” 50-ton AAR design flatcars
02/02/19 LV-6   lettering set for LV’s 50’ autocars
02/02/19 T&NO Hopper-3   lettering set for T&NO/SP Class H-70-5 and 13 Hopper cars
02/02/19 ERIE Covered Hopper-1   lettering set for ERIE’s 70-ton dry-bulk covered hopper cars
02/02/19 NP Hopper-1   lettering set for NP’s 50-ton non-standard twin off-set hoppers
02/02/19 TH&B-2b   lettering set for TH&B’s USRA boxcars - for local express service
02/02/19 TH&B-3a   lettering set for TH&B’s 10’-6” IH steel boxcars - 1952 yellow scheme
  

Decals in 1:48 scale allow for a higher degree of accuracy than those for the smaller scale models.

Protocraft strives to achieve the best possible rendering of the prototype lettering by working only from photographs, corrected for perspective and scale of the individual car in Photoshop, drawn in Adobe Illustrator as vector art, with decal sheets produced for Protocraft by Microscale Industries.

Protocraft has also partnered with well known HO decal artist and author Ted Culotta to bring his artwork to the 1/4"scale hobby, much of which has not previously been available.

Additional well known decal and dry transfer graphic artists that have contributed to the Protocraft Decal Line are Rick Leach, Greg Komar, Bill Schneider, Bruce Blalock and James Hickey. Some have decided to retire from the model railroad art line and take up other interests, leaving a void in this supply. Microscale's O scale line of decals is diminishing as stocks are depleted, and the old Champ decals are not worthy of todays quality and standards.. Protocraft is striving to keep these available to the hobby, mostly in 1/4" scale. We are adding to the line many decals per year - all are created from photographs in vector art as a new decal sheet or redrawn from contributors art.

Decal Line

Autocars Decals in 1:48 scale
Boxcar Decals in 1:48 scale
Caboose Decals in 1:48 scale
Decal Line in 1:64 Scale
Decal Line in 1:87 Scale
Diesel Locomotive Decals in 1:48 scale
Express Refrigerator Car decals in 1:48 scale
Flat Car Decals in 1:48 scale
Gondolas and General Service Gondolas in 1:48 Scale
Heavyweight Passenger & Head End Cars decals in 1:48 scale
Hoppers and Ballast Cars in 1:48 Scale
Other Decals in 1:48 scale
Refrigerator Car Decals in 1:48 scale
Steam Locomotive decals in 1:48 scale
Tank Car Decals in 1:48 scale

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