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June 2019

06/14/19 EMD Leasing   GP-35 Leased Diesel letteringGP-35 Leased Diesel lettering
06/14/19 WP Caboose 1:87   34’ and 40’ wood cabooses for the WP
06/14/19 KPCX-1 1:87   lettering for 8,000 gallon insulated tank cars
06/14/19 C&NW Flatcar-2 1:87   lettering set for 50-ton AAR design 53’-6” flatcars
06/14/19 ILDX-1   lettering for GE’s 34’ 70-ton Dry Bulk Covered Hopper - 1940-42 scheme
06/14/19 NYC-1b   lettering for NYC’s USRA design 9’-0” IH double-sheathed boxcars NYC, T&OC, CCC&StL
06/14/19 NYC-1c   lettering for NYC’s 1923 ARA all-steel 8’-7” IH, 8-panel riveted side boxcars
06/13/19 ILDX-2   lettering for GE’s 34’ 70-ton Dry Bulk Covered Hopper - 1946 scheme
06/13/19 ILDX-3   lettering for GE’s 34’ 70-ton Dry Bulk Covered Hopper - 1949 delivered and 1956 repaint scheme
06/13/19 ILDX-4   lettering for GE’s 34’ 70-ton Dry Bulk Covered Hopper - 1951 scheme
06/13/19 CIL Flatcar-1   lettering set for 50-ton 53’-6” AAR design flatcars - 1941 scheme
06/13/19 CIL Flatcar-2   lettering set for 50-ton 53’-6” AAR design flatcars - 1950 scheme
06/13/19 M&StL Flatcar-1   lettering set for 50-ton 53’-6” AAR design flatcars - 1941 scheme
06/13/19 CRR Flatcar-1   lettering set for 50-ton 53’-6” AAR design flatcars - 1946 scheme
06/13/19 SOUTHERN Flatcar-1   lettering set for 50-ton 53’-6” AAR design flatcars - as delivered and 1954 scheme
06/13/19 UCR Gon-1   lettering set for UCR’s 50-ton drop-bottom General Service Gondolas
06/13/19 C&O Hopper-1   lettering set for C&O’s Standard 50-ton AAR hoppers, Class HM
  

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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