DSS&A’s 42’ all steel gondolas - 1948 as-delivered scheme
The DSS&A received 100 cars of the 42’ all steel gondola. Built by Pullman-Standard in May 1949 under Lot 5939, and identical to the NC&StL design (P-S Lot 6380 April 1949), assigned road numbers as Series 4000-4099. While the NC&StL cars were equipped with Miner Power hand brake assembly, the DSS&A specied Ajax Power hand brakes. Both had Wine Lading tie-down ribbons on the top rail. The cars road on A-3 Ride-Control 50-ton trucks.
Paint & Lettering: Cars were painted boxcar red (TCP-200), and lettered with white stencil paste.
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals based on artwork by Ken Soroos
Printed by Microscale Industries
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet