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lettering for Nickel Plate’s 50-ton two bay covered hopper cars

Part Number: NKP Covered Hopper

Price: $8.50
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Over a 15 year period, the Nickel Plate received 358 34’ covered hoppers from AC&F as follows:

Series 99500-99509, 10 cars, AC&F Lot 2297 - delivered August, 1941
Series 99605-99639, 35 cars,
Series 99700-99724, 25 cars, AC&F Lot 1624 - delivered June, 1937
Series 99725-99749, 25 cars, AC&F Lot 1919 - delivered September 1939
Series 99750-99799, 50 cars, AC&F Lot 2033 - delivered May, 1940
Series 99800-99807, 8 cars, AC&F Lot 2298 - delivered August, 1941
Series 99808-99832, 25 cars, AC&F Lot 2377 - delivered March, 1942
Series 99833-99857, 25 cars, AC&F Lot 2438 - delivered April, 1942
Series 99858-99907, 50 cars, AC&F Lot 2495 - delivered March, 1943
Series 99908-99932, 25 cars, AC&F Lot 2670 - delivered August, 1944

Paint & Lettering: Cars were painted all black with white stencil paste lettering. (note: for modeling purposes, and under artificial light, paint the car with ‘weathering black’, a lighter shade of black, which will also help accentuate the model’s details)

Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Printed by Microscale Industries






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