MKT lettering for 1925 Howe truss-side boxcars - original scheme
The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad had 3,500 of the Howe design truss-side cars in the 1920’s. This decal set is concerned with the last 1,500 cars built by
AC&F in late 1925 and early 1926.
Series 95000-96499, 1,500 cars, American Car & Foundry, delivered 1925/6.
Paint & Lettering: They were initially painted box car red with white lettering. Later they were painted Sloan yellow (see Benjamin Moore “Yellow Merigold”),
or TCP-108, with black lettering - see Protocraft Decals MKT-3b) Underbody and truck side frames painted with black car cement.
Designed and sized at Protocraft Decals with lettering by Ted Culotta.
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet