MKT lettering for 1925 Howe truss-side boxcars - on yellow car 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 (decal sheet MKT-3a). Later they were painted Sloan yellow (see Benjamin Moore
“Yellow Merigold”), or TCP-108, with black lettering Underbody and truck side frames painted with black car cerment.
Designed and sized at Protocraft Decals with lettering by Ted Culotta.
The model shown below is by Gene Deimling
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet