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lettering for WM’s 1937 AAR boxcars with 1953 Speed Lettering scheme

Part Number: WM-3b

Price: $8.50

The Western Maryland received 800 1937 AAR design boxcars in the late 1940’s. The cars had 7’ wide Youngstown doors and Duryea underframes and an
inside height of 9‘-11”. They were delivered and assigned as follows:
 
Series 28201-28300, 100 cars, General American Transportation Corp, Lot 2954 - delivered June 1945 -7’ Youngstown doors Duryea u/f
Series 28501-28800, 300 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, Lot 88 - delivered July 1946 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
Series 28801-29000, 200 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, Lot 104 - delivered March 1947 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
Series 29001-29200, 200 cars, Pressed Steel Corp, Lot 357 - delivered January 1949 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
 
Paint & Lettering: WM freight car red: TCP-927*. Speed Lettering stripes adopted in 1953 and painted with white stencil paste.
(* TCP-901-929 are Protocraft Decals propietory colors mixed by TCP under the direction of Ed Hawkins and available at Protocraft)
 
Lettering set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
 
Model of 28201-28300 Series by Protocraft: PC 3508


Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet




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