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Lettering for 1937 Modified 10'-5" IH boxcars - 1951 repaint scheme

Part Number: SOO MOD-2

Price: $8.50

Betwen July of 1940 and October of 1941, the SOO took delivery of 850 Modified 1937 AAR design box cars, road numbers 42800- 44498. And additional order of 50 cars were delivered for subsiderary Wisconsin Central in December of 1940, and assigned road numbers 136300-136398. All were built by Pullman-Standard and had 10’-5” inside height and painted SOO’s Oxide Red.

Footnote: The original Wisconsin Central (1893-1909) was leased by the MSt.P&SSM in 1909. The word ‘Sault” of Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie, is pronounced “soo”, hence the road’s nickname which later became it’s legal name.

Betwen July of 1940 and October of 1941, MSt.P&SStM took delivery of 900 Modi.ed 1937 AAR design 10’-5” inside height boxcars. All built by Pullman-Standard. Deliveries and Series assignements as follows:

Series 42800 - 43598, 400 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5631, delivered July 1940 - even numbers only
Series 43600 - 44098, 250 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5645, delivered December 1940 - even numbers only
Series 44100 - 44498, 200 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5688, delivered October 1941 - even numbers only
Series 136300-136398, 50 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5631, delivered December 1940 - even numbers only - for Wisconsin Cntl.

Paint & Lettering: All cars painted SOO’s Oxide Red: TCP-925. Lettering white stencil paste. The 48“ high billboard “SOO LINE” lettering was adopted in 1951, replacing the parllelagram.

Footnote: The original Wisconsin Central (1893-1909) was leased by the MSt.P&SSM in 1909. The word ‘Sault” of Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie, is pronounced “soo”, hence the road’s nickname which later became it’s legal name.



Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet




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