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lettering set for SP Class H-70-15 and 17 ballast cars, 1956 scheme

Part Number: SP Ballast-2

Price: $8.50
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In 1953 the SP and it’s aliate T&NO, received 775 70-ton ballast cars. These were delivered in Class as follows:
 
H-70-15 - SP Series 460557-460861, 125 cars, American Car & Foundry, Lot 4705 - delivered October, 1956
H-70-15 - T&NO Series 41150-41299, 150 cars, American Car & Foundry, Lot 4705 - delivered October, 1956
H-70-17 - T&NO Series 2000-2249 (in 1961 renumbered to 461432-461678), 250 cars, American Car & Foundry - delivered March 1957
 
Paint & Lettering: Car body and trucks (wheels unpainted) all SP freight car brown: TCP-923. Both SP and T&NO. Lettering white stencil paste with the large 2’ block lettering.
 
For the 9” Southern Pacic scheme - see decal sheet SP Ballast-1
 
Note: For a more thorough understanding of these cars consult the very informative and comprehensive volumes on SP Freight Cars, by Anthony Thompson, Vol 5, pags 64-81.





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